What is the valve that separates the duodenum from the stomach called? What is its function?

11 months ago
Biology

The valve that separates the stomach from the duodenum is the pylorus. It has the function of keeping the food bolus within the gastric cavity for enough time to allow the gastric digestion to take place. It also has the function of preventing the intestinal content from going back into the stomach. 

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Dipti KC
May 24, 2023
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