duodenal ampulla

ampulla duodeni [TA] the superior part of the duodenum, often seen only radiographically after a barium meal; called also bulbus duodeni [TA alternative] and duodenal bulb or cap. A true duodenal ampulla is seen in some other mammalian species.

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  • hepatopancreatic ampulla — ampulla hepatopancreatica [TA] the dilatation formed by junction of the common bile duct and pancreatic duct just before they open together into the lumen of the duodenum; called also biliaropancreatic a., ampulla biliaropancreatica [TA… …   Medical dictionary

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