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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.
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jejunum

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