Jejunum

The jejunum (əm) is the middle section of the small intestine in most higher vertebrates, including mammals, reptiles, and birds. In fish, the divisions of the small intestine are not as clear and the terms middle intestine or mid-gut may be used instead of jejunum. The jejunum lies between the duodenum and the ileum. The change from the duodenum...
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jejunum

(from the article `duodenum`) ...mucous lining of the last two segments of the duodenum begins the absorption of nutrients, in particular iron and calcium, before the food ... ...from the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas enter the duodenum to provide juices that neutralize acids coming from the stomach and help digest ... ...part asc...
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jejunum

(jә-joo´nәm) that part of the small intestine extending from the duodenum to the ileum. adj., jeju´nal., adj.
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jejunum

(jue-joo;num) The middle portion of the small intestine, located between the duodenum and the ileum.
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jejunum

(L. 'empty') (NA) that portion of the small intestine which extends from the duodenum to the ileum; called also intestinum jejunum.
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jejunum

[n] - the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
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Jejunum

• (n.) The middle division of the small intestine, between the duodenum and ileum; -- so called because usually found empty after death.
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jejunum

<anatomy> The portion of the small intestine that extends from the duodenum to the ileum. ... Synonym: intestinum jejunum. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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jejunum

noun the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
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Jejunum

Je·ju'num noun [ New Latin , from Latin jejunus empty, dry.] (Anat.) The middle division of the small intestine, between the duodenum and ileum; -- so called because usually found empty after death.
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Jejunum

a portion of the small intestine
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jejunum

jejunum Part of the small intestine. It is half-way down the small intestine between its duodenum and ileum sections. The term 'jejunum' derives from the Latin jejunus, 'empty of food, meager', or 'hungry'. The ancient Greeks noticed at death that this part of the intestine was always empty of food; therefore, the name, jejunum. The Latin jejunus...
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Jejunum

Jejunum: Part of the small intestine. It is half-way down the small intestine between its duodenum and ileum sections. The term 'jejunum' derives from the Latin 'jejunus,' which means 'empty of food,' 'meager,' or 'hungry.' The ancient Greeks noticed at death that this part of the intestine was always empty of food. Hence, the name the jejunum. The...
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jejunum

jejunum: see intestine.
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jejunum

Latin jejunus = empty, adjective - jejunal.
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Jejunum

Part of the small intestine that connects the duodenum with the ileum.
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Jejunum

Part of the small intestine. It is half-way down the small intestine between its duodenum and ileum sections.
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Jejunum

The Jejunum is the first half of the small intestine. Generally, all intestinal surgery during a gastric bypass involves the jejunum
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jejunum

The longest part of the small intestinal tract.
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JEJUNUM

The middle (and longest) portion of the small intestine, situated between the duodenum and the ileum.
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Jejunum

The part of the small intestine extending from the end of the duodenum to the ileum.
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Jejunum

The portion of the small intestine (small gut) from the duodenum to the ileum
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Jejunum

The portion of the small intestines that is between the duodenum and the ileum.
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jejunum

The second and largest section of the small intestine, located between the duodenum and the ileum. The surface area of the lining of the jejunum is greatly increased by many small, finger-like outgrowths called villi. This makes it easier for digested material to be absorbed, which is the main funct...
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Jejunum

The second portion of the small intestine. Also, a popular month for weddings!
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