A dilation of the duodenal papilla that is the opening of the juncture of the common bile duct and the main pancreatic duct. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ampulla_of_Vater ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

vertebrate_core

latin term
ampulla biliaropancreatica [ FMA:TA FMA:15076 ]

definition

A dilation of the duodenal papilla that is the opening of the juncture of the common bile duct and the main pancreatic duct.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Biliary_system_new.svg

external definition

Ampulla formed by the union of the pancreatic duct and the common bile duct where they enter the intestine.[TAO]

has exact synonym

ampulla of Vater

biliaropancreatic ampulla

ampulla biliaropancreatica

papilla Vateri

Vater's ampulla

ampulla of bile duct

has related synonym

papilla duodeni major

ampulla Vaterii

ampulla hepatopancreatica

id

UBERON:0004913