Sentence Examples


  • The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine, extending from the valve at the bottom of the stomach that regulates stomach emptying (pylorus valve) to the second part of the small intestine (jejunum).
  • The patient does not absorb as many calories from the foods that are eaten because they never enter the lower part of the stomach nor do they enter the upper part of the small intestine, the duodenum.
  • These ducts merge into larger and larger channels, like streams flowing into rivers, until they all pour into a single duct that empties into the duodenum (first part of the small intestine).
  • It involves opening the duodenum channel along its length from the stomach to the next portion of intestine, correcting the duodenal lumen end to end (gastrojejunal anastomosis) so that it is a fully open channel.
  • There is no gallbladder, and the biliary duct enters the duodenum about 6 in.