flexure

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Related to duodenojejunal flexure: right colic flexure, ileocecal junction, Transverse mesocolon

flexure

[′flek·shər]
(embryology)
A sharp bend of the anterior part of the primary axis of the vertebrate embryo.
(geology)
A broad, domed structure.
A fold.
(mechanics)
The deformation of any beam subjected to a load.
Any deformation of an elastic body in which the points originally lying on any straight line are displaced to form a plane curve.
(vertebrate zoology)
The last joint of a bird's wing.

flexure

The bending of a member, as under a load.
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Yellow Arrow showing the Left Paraduodenal Hernia, Neck of the Sac lying to the Left of Duodenojejunal Flexure
When any of the above sequent of events fails, the duodenojejunal flexure may freely hang from the foregut, at the right side of the abdomen.
Findings included dilated small bowel loops and transition points at both the distal ileum and duodenojejunal flexure. An exploratory laparotomy was performed after a failed trial of conservative management.