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Relating to or affecting the region where the stomach opens into the duodenum (small intestine)‘pyloric stenosis’
- ‘If a child is born with spina bifida or pyloric stenosis, the surgical needs of the infant may overshadow all other concerns.’
- ‘The resultant morphologie appearance was identical to that of epithelial cells of the gastric pyloric antrum.’
- ‘Examples of multifactorial disorders include cleft lip and palate, neural tube defects and pyloric stenosis.’
- ‘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.’
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