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Minor duodenal papilla

minor duodenal papilla

The site of the opening of the accessory pancreatic duct into the duodenum, located anterior to and slightly superior to the major papilla.

Synonym: papilla duodeni minor, santorini's minor caruncle.

nerve papilla, one of the papillae in the dermis containing a tactile corpuscle or other form of end organ.

Synonym: neurothele.


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