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十二指腸

ChineseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

十二指腸

  1. (anatomy) duodenum

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じゅう
Grade: 1

Grade: 1

Grade: 3
ちょう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

NounEdit

十二指腸 (hiragana じゅうにしちょう, romaji jūnishichō)

  1. (anatomy) duodenum