pyloric valve


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Synonyms for pyloric valve

the sphincter muscle of the pylorus that separates the stomach from the duodenum

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The pyloric valve allows the stomach's contents to pass to the intestine, where fast alcohol absorption takes place.
Putting any kind of food into your stomach allows the pyloric valve to close until food is digested.
Your pyloric valve will already be in full swing when you add alcohol to the mix.
And of course, the person who slams down 10 drinks in rapid order while eating a greasy sausage pizza does one of two things: vomits, or floods the stomach and forces open the pyloric valve.