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the dilated portion of a canal or duct especially of the semicircular canals of the ear

a flask that has two handles

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Histomolecular phenotypes and outcome in adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of Vater.
Carcinoma of the ampulla of vater: a clinicopathologic study and pathologic staging of 109 cases of carcinoma and 5 cases of adenoma.
These differences result in distinct patterns of epithelial morphogenesis such that the oviduct infundibulum and ampulla consist largely of ciliated epithelial cells, whereas the isthmus has more secretory cells.
Sperm binding glycoprotein is differentially present surrounding the lumen of isthmus and ampulla of the pig's oviduct.
For sperm storage, the sharks had two paired ampulla epididymides located in the posterior dorsal wall of the abdominal cavity just below the kidney.
Gastroscopy performed 1 week after completion of intravenous ganciclovir revealed almost complete resolution of the exophytic mass, and the endoscope was able to pass to the ampulla.
First, it allows one to decrease the size of a dilated rectal ampulla by inverting the dilated rectal wall into the rectal lumen similar to a transrectal rectocele repair.
Ampullary tumours are benign or malignant tumours in the ampulla of Vater and periampullary region.
Approximately 75% occur within 2 cm of the ampulla.
This leads to an increase in the firing rate (stimulatory) of the afferent neurons that innervate the ampulla of the superior canal.
TABLE 1 Causes of acute pancreatitis Cause Comment Choledocholithiasis with Together with alcohol abuse the most obstruction of the ampulla frequent cause of acute pancreatitis in of Vater by gallstones Western countries, female predominance.
In radical prostatectomy, the prostate, the seminal vesicles, and the ampulla of the vas deferens are removed.
Choledocholithiasis was found in 26 patients; in these, the bile ducts were involved in 23 patients and the ampulla of Vater in 3 patients.