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Synonyms for bulb


Synonyms for bulb

a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure

electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity

a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end)

anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop

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a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ

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Duodenal bulb biopsiesin celiac disease: a multicenter study.
Prospective study of the role of duodenal bulb biopsies in the diagnosis of celiac disease.
Importance of duodenal bulb biopsies in children for diagnosis of celiac disease in clinical practice.
Chronic H pylori-associated duodenitis: Helicobacter pylori gastritis can cause an increase in IELs in duodenal bulb, which causes a major diagnostic confusion with GSE.
Diagnostic duodenal bulb biopsy in coeliac disease.
Gastric metaplasia and chronic inflammation at the duodenal bulb mucosa.
We report a case of Brunner gland hamartoma of the duodenal bulb with unusual histologic features.
Computed tomographic scan showed a well-demarcated, hypodense lesion in the duodenal wall, and endoscopy of the upper digestive tract revealed the presence of a pedunculated tumor of the duodenal bulb, narrowing the duodenal lumen on a radiographic series of the upper gastrointestinal tract.