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View in Spanish: Ampolla de Vater

Ampulla of Vater (am-PUH-luh VAH-ter)
An enlargement of the ducts from the liver and pancreas at the point where they enter the small intestine.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.