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du·o·de·num

 (do͞o′ə-dē′nəm, dyo͞o′-, do͞o-ŏd′n-əm, dyo͞o-)
n. pl. du·o·de·na (do͞o′ə-dē′nə, dyo͞o′-, do͞o-ŏd′n-ə, dyo͞o-) or du·o·de·nums
The beginning portion of the small intestine, starting at the lower end of the stomach and extending to the jejunum.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin, short for intestīnum duodēnum digitōrum, intestine of twelve finger-widths (in length), from Latin duodēnum, genitive pl. of duodēnī, twelve each, from duodecim, twelve; see duodecimal.]

du′o·de′nal (do͞o′ə-dē′nəl, dyo͞o′-, do͞o-ŏd′n-əl, dyo͞o-) adj.

du•o•de•nal

(ˌdu əˈdin l, ˌdyu-; duˈɒd n əl, dyu-)

adj.
of or pertaining to the duodenum.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.duodenal - in or relating to the duodenum; "duodenal ulcer"
Translations

duodenal

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnl]
A. ADJduodenal
B. CPD duodenal ulcer Núlcera f de duodeno

duodenal

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəl] adjduodénal(e) duodenal ulcerduodenal ulcer nulcère m du duodénum

duodenal

adj duodenal ulcerZwölffingerdarmgeschwür nt

duodenal

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnl] adj (ulcer) → duodenale

du·o·de·nal

a. duodenal, rel. al duodeno.

duodenal

adj duodenal; — switch cruce m duodenal
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24) have observed duodenal glands containing PAS positive material after birth and reported that following nursing the glandular cells actively secrete.
Brunner's glands are duodenal glands localized predominantly in the submucosa of proximal duodenum.
Exemplary of the types of preneoplastic/neoplastic diseases subject to the prognostic methods of this invention are those of gastric mucosa, gallbladder, biliary ducts, and ductal cells of duodenal glands.