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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.
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duodenum

(ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəm)
n, pl -na (-nə) or -nums
(Anatomy) the first part of the small intestine, between the stomach and the jejunum
[C14: from Medieval Latin, shortened from intestinum duodenum digitorum intestine of twelve fingers' length, from Latin duodēnī twelve each]
ˌduoˈdenal adj
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du•o•de•num

(ˌdu əˈdi nəm, ˌdyu-; duˈɒd n əm, dyu-)

n., pl. du•o•de•na (ˌdu əˈdi nə, ˌdyu-; duˈɒd n ə, dyu-)
du•o•de•nums.
the first portion of the small intestine, from the stomach to the jejunum.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin, by ellipsis from intestīnum duodēnum digitōrum intestine of twelve fingerbreadths]
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du·o·de·num

(do͞o′ə-dē′nəm)
The beginning part of the small intestine, starting at the lower end of the stomach and extending to the jejunum.
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duodenum


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The upper part of the small intestine, where most chemical digestion takes place.
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Noun1.duodenum - the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunumduodenum - the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum
small intestine - the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed
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duodenum

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəm] N (duodenums or duodena (pl)) [ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnə]duodeno m
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duodenum

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəm] n (ANATOMY)duodénum m
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duodenum

nZwölffingerdarm m, → Duodenum nt (spec)
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duodenum

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəm] nduodeno
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du·o·de·num

n. duodeno, parte esencial del canal alimenticio y del intestino delgado situado entre el píloro y el yeyuno.
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duodenum

n duodeno
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[5] In the stomach and duodenum of a capybara which I opened I found a very large quantity of a thin yellowish fluid, in which scarcely a fibre could be distinguished.
Former Det Con Oliver Scoones, who was the officer in the case and now works for the firearms support unit, said it is 'fair to say' the pathologists were not expecting to find a split duodenum.
SBA is more predominant in duodenum, followed by jejunum and ileum with a diminishing frequency as we go distally.
The spoon was lodged in the woman's duodenum, first part of the small intestine, which doctors at Shenzhen Nanshan Hospital spotted after conducting an endoscopy and an X-ray.
Doctors at the hospital immediately conducted a check-up and X-ray images showed the shadow of the metal spoon in the patient's duodenum, which is the first part of the&nbsp;small intestine, located between the stomach and the middle part of the small intestine, or jejunum.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy was performed, indicating a narrowing of the duodenum. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a large heterogeneous mass, measuring 11x8 cm, situated all along the duodenum, without invasion of the mesenteric vessels (Fig.
They may present as sessile or pedunculated polyps, nodules, excrescences, or subtle abnormalities of the mucosa and can be located either in the duodenal bulb, ampullary/periampullary region, or distal duodenum. Most are benign and associated with peptic injury, duodenitis, or inflammatory lesions; however, a small subset is neoplastic with the potential for progression to adenocarcinoma.
SMA is a digestive condition that occurs when the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) is compressed between two arteries.
The total grant assistance for the Center is USD 84,551, The project supports the installation of state-of-theart equipment, such as a portable ultrasound with an echocardiography (ECG) machine for diagnosis, diagnostic devices for pancreatic duodenum cancer (ERCP), and a bronchoscope for diagnosis of lung cancer.
Sporadic Nonampullary tubular adenomas (SNADAs) of the duodenum are infrequently encountered during routine upper endoscopic examination (1-3).
For experimental samples, small intestine divided into 3 segments and two cm of the middle portions of duodenum (from gizzard to entry of the bile and pancreatic ducts), jejunum (from entry of the ducts to diverticulum vitellinum), and ileum (from diverticulum vitellinum to the ileocecal junction) were cut, digesta was carefully washed away using normal saline, and samples were placed in 10% buffered formalin.
Thirty-nine children (61.9 per cent) required EGD removal of the FB from the esophagus, 21 children (33.3 per cent) had the FB removed from the stomach, and two from the duodenum.