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Definition: 'Hepatopancreatic Ampulla'

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hepatopancreatic ampulla

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. the dilation within the major duodenal papilla that normally receives both the (common) bile duct and the main pancreatic duct.

Synonyms: ampulla hepatopancreatica, ampulla biliaropancreatica, biliaropancreatic ampulla, ampulla of Vater, duodenal ampulla2



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