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Medical Term:

sphincter of pancreatic duct

Definition

smooth muscle sphincter of the main pancreatic duct immediately proximal to the hepatoduodenal ampulla.

Synonym(s): musculus sphincter ductus pancreaticiTA, pancreatic sphincter, sphincter muscle of pancreatic duct

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