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Medical Term:

pyloroplasty

Pronunciation: pi-lo'ro-plas'te

Definition: Widening of the pyloric canal and any adjacent duodenal stricture by means of a longitudinal incision closed transversely.

[pyloro- + G. plastos, formed]

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