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duodenum

du·o·de·num

duodenum

 
pronunciation:
du o di nm [or] du a d nm
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part of speech: noun
inflections: duodena, duodenums
definition: the short, rather straight portion of the small intestine nearest to the stomach.
Word Parts
The word duodenum contains the following parts:
du, duo Latin root that means two
synonyms:
bi-, bin-, di-2, diplo-