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junction

1. Electronics
a. a contact between two different metals or other materials
b. a transition region between regions of differing electrical properties in a semiconductor
2. a connection between two or more conductors or sections of transmission lines

junction

[′jəŋk·shən]
(civil engineering)
A point of intersection of roads or highways, especially where one terminates.
(electricity)
(electronics)
A region of transition between two different semiconducting regions in a semiconductor device, such as a pn junction, or between a metal and a semiconductor.
(electromagnetism)
A fitting used to join a branch waveguide at an angle to a main waveguide, as in a tee junction. Also known as waveguide junction.

junction

The point at which two elements make contact. In a transistor, a junction is the point where an N-type material makes contact with a P-type material.
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The cecum was the second most frequent site (24 cases), followed by, in decreasing order, colon or rectum (15 cases), and ileocecal junction (3 cases), which is similar to an earlier report [9].
All procedures were performed using celiotomy and included a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with a 30- to 50-mL proximal gastric pouch (stapled in continuity), a biliopancreatic limb extending from the ligament of Treitz to 250 cm from the ileocecal junction, and a common channel of 50-150 cm, Dr.
In the present report the Meckel's diverticulum presented itself 58cm proximal to the ileocecal junction.