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noun as in gut

noun as in small intestine

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Last year, they published a paper that showed the sequences of the microbiome in the duodenum, the jejunum, the ileum and the colon for the first time.

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Larger amounts are very rarely found, and generally point to obstruction in the duodenum.

The opalescent enchantments of her inner being mean nothing to her: she wouldnt know her entity from her duodenum.

It arises as a ventral outgrowth of the duodenum (fig. 420, l).

The duodenum showed the same softened state of its mucous membrane as was exhibited by the stomach.

If we follow the course of the intestines down, we find that the duodenum presents a remarkable curve.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to duodenum, such as: belly, innards, bowels, entrails, intestines, and paunch.

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