H. pylori

Helicobacter pylori. A type of bacterium that causes inflammation and ulcers in the stomach or small intestine. People with H. pylori infections may be more likely to develop cancer in the stomach, including MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma. Also called Helicobacter pylori.

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  • Pylori — Pylorus Py*lo rus, n.; pl. {Pylori}. [L., fr. Gr. ? pylorus, gate keeper; ? a gate + ? watcher, guardian.] (Anat.) (a) The opening from the stomach into the intestine. (b) A posterior division of the stomach in some invertebrates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pylori — Plural of pylorus. [L.] * * * pylori pl of PYLORUS …   Medical dictionary

  • pylori — py·lo·rus || paɪ lɔːrÉ™s n. opening between the stomach and the duodenum (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Helicobacter pylori — Taxobox | name = Helicobacter pylori image width=190px regnum = Bacteria phylum = Proteobacteria classis = Epsilon Proteobacteria ordo = Campylobacterales familia = Helicobacteraceae genus = Helicobacter species = H. pylori binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Helicobacter pylori — ? Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter pylori. Микрофотография с использованием СЭМ …   Википедия

  • Helicobacter pylori —   Helicobacter pylori …   Wikipedia Español

  • Helicobacter pylori — Systematik Abteilung: Proteobacteria Klasse: Epsilonproteobacteria …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Timeline of peptic ulcer disease and Helicobacter pylori — This is a timeline of the events relating to the discovery that peptic ulcer disease is caused by H. pylori . In 2005, Barry Marshall and Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery that peptic ulcer… …   Wikipedia

  • H. pylori — Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter pylori Systematik Abteilung: Proteobacteria Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Helicobacter pylori — Bactérie Helicobacter pylori …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Helicobacter Pylori — Helicobacter pylori …   Wikipédia en Français

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