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Duodenum

The duodenum, or the first part of the small intestine, connects to the stomach. The duodenum is about 10 in. (25.4 cm) long and curved, almost forming a circle.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology

Current as ofNovember 20, 2015

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Last Updated: November 20, 2015
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