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inferior duodenal flexure

 

Definition: the bend at the junction of the descending and horizontal parts of the duodenum. Occasionally a bend, the left inferior duodenal flexure, occurs at the junction of the horizontal and ascending parts.

Synonym(s): flexura duodeni inferiorTA

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