Translation of duodenum in Spanish:

duodenum

duodeno, n.

Pronunciation /ˌdjuːəˈdiːnəm//ˌd(j)uəˈdinəm/

noun

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    duodeno masculine
    • All this then enters the digestive tract and begins its passage from esophagus to stomach to duodenum to small intestine to colon.
    • It is a tube approximately 20 feet long consisting of three regions; the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.
    • The distal duodenum and duodenal jejunal junction is especially susceptible to damage because it is fixed in position.
    • You may have to have part of your stomach, gall bladder and duodenum (the first bit of your small intestine) removed too.
    • Multiple biopsies were taken from the duodenum, the gastric antrum, and the distal esophagus.