十二指腸

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See also: 十二指肠

Chinese[edit]

twelve; 12
 
finger; to point; to direct; to indicate
intestines
trad. (十二指腸) 十二
simp. (十二指肠) 十二
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Etymology[edit]

Literally: Twelve-finger intestine - referring to its length being approximately equal to the length of 12 fingers. Compare the etymology of duodenum.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

十二指腸

  1. (anatomy) duodenum

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Japanese[edit]

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じゅう
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ちょう
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

十二指腸 (hiragana じゅうにしちょう, rōmaji jūnishichō, historical hiragana じふにしちやう)

  1. (anatomy) duodenum

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

十二指腸 (hanja) (hangeul 십이지장)

  1. Hanja form? of 십이지장, “duodenum”.