ileum


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ileum:

see intestineintestine,
muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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ileum

[′il·ē·əm]
(anatomy)
The last portion of the small intestine, extending from the jejunum to the large intestine.

ileum

1. the part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the caecum
2. the corresponding part in insects
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To amend the code of laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding section 16-17-780 so as to provide that it is unlawful for a person to wear pants sagging more than three inches below his ileum, to provide for penalties for violations, to provide that a violation is not grounds for denying, suspending, or revoking the violator's participation in a state college or university financial assistance program, and to provide jurisdiction of a violation is vested exclusively in the municipal court or the magistrates court.
The spontaneous average contractile response in ileum control sample (n=15) was 10.
On the day of hatching in the experimental group the total length of the jejunum and ileum was 37.
This blind segment may have a greater lumen diameter than that of the ileum.
An exploratory laparotomy evidenced the presence of IUCD which had migrated to the terminal ileum.
Table 4--Villus height (VH), crypt depth (CD) and villus:crypt ratio (V:C) of duodenum, jejunum and ileum of broilers male Cobb 500 at 32 days of age, fed with low and high phytate phosphorus (PP) content diets and with or without phytase (mean [+ or -] standard error).
Characteristic CT features include asymmetric thickening of the ileocecal valve and medial wall of the cecum (Figure 7), engulfing the terminal ileum and massive lymph nodes with central low-attenuation areas.
The empty loops of the ileum and distal jejunum twist and rotate around the base of the narrow sigmoid colon.
It is located in the antimesenteric border of the distal ileum and is considered to be a true diverticulum [4].
5 cm was observed at the anti-mesenteric border of the ileum, approximately 80 cm proximal to the ileocecal valve at the upper part of the same segment (Figure 2).
SEM images showed that dense segmented filamentous bacteria (SFB) formed a network of segmented filaments in the ileum of vehicle-treated mice, whereas they were dramatically depleted in the ileum of TCDF-treated mice (Figure 2D).