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ampulla

1. Anatomy the dilated end part of certain ducts or canals, such as the end of a uterine tube
2. Christianity
a. a vessel for containing the wine and water used at the Eucharist
b. a small flask for containing consecrated oil
3. a Roman two-handled bottle for oil, wine, or perfume

ampulla

[am′pu̇l·ə]
(anatomy)
A dilated segment of a gland or tubule.
(botany)
A small air bladder in some aquatic plants.
(invertebrate zoology)
The sac at the base of a tube foot in certain echinoderms.
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HepPar-1 and Arginase-1 immunohistochemistry in adenocarcinoma of the small intestine and ampullary region.
2012), "Second Trimester Unruptured Ampullary Ectopic Pregnancy with Variable Presentations: Report of Two Cases," International Journal of Case Reports and Images 3(8): 1-4.
Black's form of cancer, called ampullary cancer, is "rare and similar to pancreatic and bile duct cancers.
Histopathology revealed an ampullary carcinoma infiltrating the superficial part of pancreas.
Ampullary tumours are benign or malignant tumours in the ampulla of Vater and periampullary region.
Oviduct ampullary epithelium contributes a glycoprotein to the zona pellucida, perivitelline space and blastomere membranes of sheep embryos.
Pancreatitis due to other causes of ampullary obstruction follows a similar pathophysiologic pattern.
This region is called the ampulla or ampullary gland.
Some GIT causes of asymptomatic iron deficiency anaemia and prevalence as percentage of total Occult GI blood loss Common Aspirin/NSAID use 10-15% Colonic carcinoma 5-10% Gastric carcinoma 5% Benign gastric ulceration 5% Angiodysplasia 5% Uncommon Oesophagitis 2-4% Oesophageal carcinoma 1-2% Gastric antral vascular ectasia 1-2% Small-bowel tumours 1-2% Ampullary carcinoma <1% Ancylomasta duodenale <1% Malabsorbtion Common Coeliac disease 4-6% Gastrectomy <5% H.
Ampullary tumours were correctly diagnosed in the only affected patient, but 2 false-positive results were found.
Pyloric chamber: With micro-setae in the pyloric roof; intestinal elongate pyloric valve, similar to protozoea III; filter press enlarged filling all inferior portion of the pyloric chamber and visibly more developed compared to previous stage; ampullary crista lacking setae.