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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum.

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  • The next portion of the intestine is called the jejunum, because it is usually empty after death.
  • The next of the small intestines is the 'jejunum', so called from its being generally empty.
  • Ileal atresia is when the ileum and the jejunum aren't connected.
  • This tube goes through the stomach and into the small intestine (jejunum). for more
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