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a small circular opening between the stomach and the duodenum

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The insulin-producing potential of the pyloric stomach cells likely comes from their natural similarity to pancreatic beta cells.
Great white shark stomachs are "U" shaped, consisting of two portions: the cardiac stomach and the pyloric stomach.
In general, the organ occupies much of the cephalothoracic cavity and is connected to the pyloric stomach by two primary ducts.
The stratified columnar epithelium of the pyloric stomach abruptly changes to the pseudostratified epithelium of the principal tubule of the hepatopancreas (Fig.
scales, bones, eye lenses, and pyloric stomachs of Atlantic menhaden), indicating that digestion occurred throughout the night and that feeding had not resumed until just before sunrise.