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Usage examples for pyloric

  1. The circular layer becomes quite thick at the pyloric orifice, forming a distinct band which serves as a valve. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  2. The membrane of the cardiac portion is uniformly smooth; that of the pyloric is thicker and more vascular." – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  3. At the pyloric end of the stomach the alimentary canal becomes again a slender tube called the small intestine. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  4. There are two funiculi, both connecting the pyloric part of the stomach with the endocyst. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  5. After the discharge the pyloric muscle again contracts, and so remains until the time arrives for another discharge. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  6. There are no cilia at the pyloric opening. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  7. When the food, thoroughly mixed with saliva, reaches the stomach, the cardiac end of that organ is closed as well as the pyloric valve, and the muscular walls contract on the contents. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  8. During these contractions the pyloric valve is closed, and the muscles of the esophagus and pharynx are in a relaxed condition. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.