pylorus

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pylorus

[pə′lȯr·əs]
(anatomy)
The orifice of the stomach communicating with the small intestine.
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When cells in the pyloric stomach expressed the conversion genes, and the first set of reprogrammed cells were experimentally destroyed, the region's stem cells refreshed the insulin-producing cell population.
Ulceration, which was initiated by the ligation of the pyloric stomach region, was conducted according to the standard method [8].
We examined the contents of the esophagus and upper digestive tract, including the fore stomach, main stomach, connecting chambers, and pyloric stomach. We followed a standard protocol for analysis of stomach contents (see Craddock et al., 2009), separating hard parts from the remaining digesta by elutriation and then decanting them through a sieve with a 0.5-mm mesh.