antrum

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antrum

Anatomy a natural cavity, hollow, or sinus, esp in a bone

antrum

[′an·trəm]
(anatomy)
A cavity of a hollow organ or a sinus.
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Additionally, the vaccine induced the generation of Helicobacter-specific antibody secreting cells within the gastric antrum and intestinal duodenum, the site of Helicobacter infections.
A computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen revealed a thickened gastric antrum, and an esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) demonstrated severe mucosal abnormalities of the entire esophagus, presumed at that time to be secondary to a Candida infection.
One month later she developed intestinal occlusion and underwent a total colectomy, wedge resection of the gastric antrum, and total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy because of perioperative findings of uterine metastasis.
An esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a dark green free-floating bezoar measuring 5 cm in diameter in the gastric antrum and a normal duodenum (Fig 2).