pyloric

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pyloric relating to or near the pylorus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pyloric (Anat) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pylorus; as, the pyloric end of the stomach.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pyloric In anatomy, of or pertaining to the pylorus: opposed to cardiac: as, pyloric valve; pyloric orifice; pyloric compartment of the stomach. See cuts under Dibranchiata, ink-bag, and intestine.
    • pyloric In entomology, the cæcal diverticula with which the chylific ventricle of an insect may be provided. See cut under Blattidæ.
    • pyloric The pyloric cæca of a fish.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. pylorique,

Usage

In literature:

A necropsy showed a rupture two inches long and two inches from the pyloric end.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The membrane of the cardiac portion is uniformly smooth; that of the pyloric is thicker and more vascular.
"Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon" by J. Emerson Tennent
Here it is gradually dissolved, and then carried into the pyloric portion of the stomach.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Pyloric: referring to the posterior extremity of the chylific ventricle.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The stomach; M, its cardiac bulge; M*, its pyloric extremity.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Towards the pyloric orifice, less disease.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
The CHYME is conveyed through the pyloric orifice of the stomach into the duodenum.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The most common situation for cancerous growth in the stomach is the pyloric region.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
There are two funiculi, both connecting the pyloric part of the stomach with the endocyst.
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
Its usual site is upon the posterior wall of the upper curvature, near to the pyloric orifice.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

Results To address this question, we perturbed the activity of the 'pyloric' ventricular dilator neuron and the 'gastric' lateral gastric neuron during ongoing pyloric and gastric rhythms.
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