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jejunum:

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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jejunum

[jə′jü·nəm]
(anatomy)
The middle portion of the small intestine, extending between the duodenum and the ileum.

jejunum

the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
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The concentrations of MDA in plasma and jejunal mucosa were assayed with thiobarbituric acid method.
Given that jejunal diverticular disease is such a rare pathology in childhood, diagnosis would be extremely challenging.
Jejunal mucosal perfusion is well maintained during mild hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass in humans.
Collagenous colitis: jejunal and colorectal pathology.
Jejunal fluid aspirates were collected from all the patients by an enteroscope and a sterile catheter system (Devon Innovations, Bangalore, India).
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However, when warranted, our current practice is to perform a cervical esophagectomy with a jejunal free-flap reconstruction.
Although many patients with dermatitis herpetiformis have subclinical or "silent" celiac disease, 70% have circulating IgA transglutaminase antibodies, and 95% have some degree of villous atrophy and inflammatory changes in the jejunal mucosa.
Morphology and immunopathology of the jejunal lesion in gluten-sensitivity.
Cystic lymphangioma of the jejunal mesentery in an adult: a case report.
The anastomosed jejunal loop, called the Roux limb, is placed retrocolic through an aperture formed in, or in front of, the transverse mesocolon.