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Meaning of PYLORUS

Pronunciation:  pI'lowrus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small circular opening between the stomach and the duodenum
 

PYLORUS is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: musculus sphincter pylori, opening, orifice, porta, pyloric sphincter, pyloric valve

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Py*lo"rus\, n.; pl. {Pylori}. [L., fr. Gr. ? pylorus,
gate keeper; ? a gate + ? watcher, guardian.] (Anat.)
(a) The opening from the stomach into the intestine.
(b) A posterior division of the stomach in some
    invertebrates.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: opening from the stomach into the top of the small intestine (duodenum).
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The narrow opening that separates the stomach and the small intestine.
 

 

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