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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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In the present study, the lesion score was significantly reduced in the duodenum, jejunum and caeca of the infected birds in response to treatments showing the effectiveness of the natural additives.
Moreover, compared with the ileum intestinal segment, the absorption of the jejunum increased significantly (P<0.
A segment (one cm) at the midpoint of the jejunum was removed, washed in physiological saline solution, and fixed in 10% buffered formalin.
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Frequency of Hollow Viscus Injury in 50 Patients with Blunt Abdominal Trauma referred to our Centre Hollow Viscus Frequency Ileum 19 Jejunum 13 Gastric 5 Duodenum 4 Colonic 4 Sigmoid 4 Rectum 1 Table 2.
At laparotomy, the small bowel was run and two white, firm masses were found intraluminally at the mid and distal jejunum (Figure 2).
In order to assess intestinal morphometry, a sample of two centimeters long of each of the segments of the thin intestine (duodenum, jejunum and ileum) was collected and then fixed in a 10% formaldehyde solution.
The axial CT images and T2 weighted sequences confirmed that the distal duodenum with surrounding fat, vessels, and the pancreatic head were invaginated into the proximal jejunum.
Perforation of isolated jejunum after a blunt trauma: case report and review of the literature.
Effects of feeding diets containing thyme volatile oils on small intestinal morphology (duodenum, jejunum and ilea) are shown in Tab.
We herein present a case of 78-year-old man of malignant GIST of jejunum.