duodenal duodenal  /ˈdu ə ˈdi nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) in or relating to the duodenum

Usage(s):

  1. They do not explain why duodenal ulcer tends to come in the twenties and thirties and why gastric ulcer tends to come in the thirties and forties.
  2. A victim of duodenal cancer, he grew weaker each day.
  3. Instead, it grits its teeth and swallows its hurts, thus producing duodenal ulcers or harsh treatment of the little woman.

News

  • Yes, Obesity Is a Disease (Op-Ed)

    chief of obesity surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, holds several patents for the treatment of obesity and designed a method for treating relapse after gastric bypass. Roslin has expertise in laparoscopic obesity surgery, duodenal switch surgery and revisional bariatric surgery. HeExpert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights
    on June 20, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "You have to prioritise your time," Stewart said. "He might have to do commercial appearances for Hugo Boss or whoever, but nobody did more of that than I did. That's why I got mononucleosis, and a duodenal ulcer."
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Jackie Stewart Source: ITV.com

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