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Webster 1913 Edition


Duodenum


Duˊo-de′num

,
Noun.
[NL., fr.
duodeni
twelve each: cf. F.
duodenum
. So called because its length is about twelve fingers’ breadth.]
(Anat.)
The part of the small intestines between the stomach and the jejunum. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus, under
Digestive
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Duodenum

DUODENUM

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Noun.
[L.] The first of the small intestines.

Definition 2021


Duodenum

Duodenum

See also: duodenum and duodénum

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Noun

Duodenum n (plural Duodena)

  1. (anatomy) The duodenum, first part of the small intestine

duodenum

duodenum

See also: Duodenum and duodénum

English

A schematic of the gastrointestinal tract, with the duodenum shown in orange-pink

Noun

duodenum (plural duodena or duodenums)

  1. The first part of the small intestine, starting at the lower end of the stomach and extending to the jejunum.

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