Late Latin pylōrusfrom Greek pulōrospulēgateourosguardwer-3 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin, from Ï€Ï…Î»Ï‰ÏÏŒÏ‚ (pulÅros, “gatekeeper").
Pylorus Sentence Examples
Difficulty and pain in swallowing may be complained of when the cancer is beginning to block the inlet, but if it is situated at the pylorus the discomfort comes on an hour or two after a meal - at the time that the partially digested food is trying to make its way into the small intestine.
To the left of the gall bladder is the quadrate lobe, which is in contact with the pylorus of the stomach.
constricted between the oesophagus and pylorus; while in the dormouse the oesophagus immediately before entering the stomach is much dilated, forming a large egg-shaped bag with thickened glandular walls; and in certain other species, as in Lophiomys and.
For this reason it is used to remove corneal opacities, deafness due to thickening of the membrane, stricture of the oesophagus and hypertrophy of the pylorus, it has also been successful in the treatment of adhesive parametritis.