Definition of pyloric in English:

pyloric

adjective

Anatomy Medicine
  • Relating to or affecting the region where the stomach opens into the duodenum.

    ‘pyloric stenosis’
    • ‘The resultant morphologie appearance was identical to that of epithelial cells of the gastric pyloric antrum.’
    • ‘Successful placement of a feeding tube was defined as placement past the pyloric sphincter and in the duodenum.’
    • ‘You have all you need to make the diagnosis of pyloric stenosis with history and exam alone in this patient.’
    • ‘Examples of multifactorial disorders include cleft lip and palate, neural tube defects and pyloric stenosis.’
    • ‘If a child is born with spina bifida or pyloric stenosis, the surgical needs of the infant may overshadow all other concerns.’

Pronunciation:

pyloric

/pʌɪˈlɒrɪk/