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sphincter of hepatopancreatic ampulla

 

Definition: the smooth muscle sphincter of the hepatopancreatic ampulla within the major duodenal papilla.

Synonym(s): musculus sphincter ampullae hepatopancreaticaeTA, musculus sphincter ampullae biliaropancreaticae, musculus sphincter ampullae, sphincter of ampulla, sphincter of biliaropancreatic ampulla, Glisson sphincter, hepatopancreatic sphincter, Oddi sphincter

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