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Pylorus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pylorus
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.875.875.799
Unique ID
D011708
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011708
Scope Note
The region of the STOMACH at the junction with the DUODENUM. It is marked by the thickening of circular muscle layers forming the pyloric sphincter to control the opening and closure of the lumen.
Entry Term(s)
Pyloric Sphincter
NLM Classification #
WI 387
See Also
Gastric Emptying
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Pylorus Preferred
Pyloric Sphincter Narrower
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