See also: 十二指肠

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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
 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

十二指腸

  1. (anatomy) duodenum

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
じゅう
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ちょう
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on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

十二指腸 (hanja) (hangeul 십이지장)

  1. Hanja form? of 십이지장, “duodenum”.