Definition of duodenal in English:

duodenal

adjective

Anatomy
  • See duodenum

    • ‘The distal duodenum and duodenal jejunal junction is especially susceptible to damage because it is fixed in position.’
    • ‘If it is exactly in the midline, it may be the duodenal bulb, the pylorus, or the distal antrum.’
    • ‘The diverticulum may possess aberrant islands of gastric mucosa, pancreatic and duodenal glands.’
    • ‘We describe the case of a patient with gastric and duodenal ulcers and gastric endocrine heterotopia.’
    • ‘There were 177 confirmed upper gastrointestinal events, including gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers and bleeding.’

Pronunciation

duodenal

/ˌdjuːəˈdiːn(ə)l/