duodenum


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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.

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

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]

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.

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

duodenum

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəm] n (ANATOMY)duodénum m

duodenum

nZwölffingerdarm m, → Duodenum nt (spec)

duodenum

[ˌdjuːəʊˈdiːnəm] nduodeno

du·o·de·num

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

duodenum

n duodeno
References in classic literature ?
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.
The Revita DMR procedure is a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure that starts by introducing a flexible camera through the mouth (called an endoscope) past the stomach and into the duodenum (the first part of the intestine after the stomach).
Small intestine and ceca were weighed and the total length was measured then the small intestine was separated into duodenum, jejunum (proximal to Meckel's diverticulum) and ileum (proximal to ileo-caecal junction) and for each part measurements of length and weight.
Once in place, a small balloon is filled with water heated to 90C to destroy the lining of the duodenum.
The length of duodenum was measured from the pylorus to the distal part of the duodenal loop.
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Gastroscopy revealed traces of dark red blood in the lower segment of the duodenum, and enteroscopy revealed a large, purplish-red mass at the junction between the duodenum and jejunum [Figure 1].
Contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed wall thickening in the duodenum and proximal jejunal intussusception (JI) (Figure 1).
While described in the rectum and colon, 'melanosis' or more aptly 'pseudomelanosis' is rare in the duodenum and exceedingly rare in the stomach.
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGIE) showed that there was no peptic ulcer or pyloric obstruction, and revealed a normal policae circulane mucosa of the descending duodenum, while excessively stained succus entericus was observed in large quantities in the horizontal part of her duodenum.
Both of them are derived from the endoderm of the foregut as the esophagus, stomach, and a part of duodenum.