Duodenum

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Duodenum Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum

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  • the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum

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Duodenum Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


The duodenum is a short section of the small intestine that receives secretions from the pancreas and liver via the pancreatic and common bile ducts.



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  • Fractyl Labs Announces Positive Clinical Data for First Procedural Therapy to Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fractyl Laboratories Inc. today announced positive clinical data for the first procedural therapy to directly treat the underlying digestive causes of insulin resistance in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. The non-invasive Revita™ Duodenal Mucosal Resurfacing™ (DMR) procedure is designed to alter the in Read more on this news related to 'Duodenum'
  • H. pylori now found in dental plaques
    “Though my stomach is only the size of a pea, I could eat two politicians’ brains,” wrote Jarod Kintz in his book So Many Chairs, and No Time to Sit. Perhaps too much eating can be blamed for the presence of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) in more than 50 percent of people worldwide. Most ulcers—80 percent of stomach ulcers and 90 percent of ulcers in the Read more on this news related to 'Duodenum'

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