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1) pylorus. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The passage at the lower end of the stomach that opens into the duodenum. Late Latin pylorus, from Greek puloros : pul, gate + ouros, guard; see wer-3 in Appendix...

2) ulcer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...An estimated 90% of peptic ulcers are caused by infection with a bacterium, Helicobacter pylori, which promotes the formation of ulcers by weakening the defenses...

3) cancer, in medicine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...cancer. Bacteria have also been associated with cancer. For example, the Helicobacter pylori bacterium that causes many ulcers is also associated with an increased...

4) XI. Splanchnology. 1F. The Stomach. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...margin joins the greater curvature at an acute angle, termed the incisura cardiaca. 4 The pyloric orifice communicates with the duodenum, and its position is usually...

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