Incision of the pylorus. [pyloro- + G. tome, incision]

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py·lo·rot·o·my (pi″lor-otґə-me) [pyloro- + -tomy] a type of pyloroplasty involving incision of the pylorus.

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  • pyloroplasty — Widening of the pyloric canal and any adjacent duodenal stricture by means of a longitudinal incision closed transversely. [pyloro + G. plastos, formed] Finney p. a long, full thickness incision from the duodenum, through the pylorus and… …   Medical dictionary

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