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synonyms for ileum

  • duodenum
  • jejunum
  • villus
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How to use ileum in a sentence

The solitary glands are frequently enlarged and ulcerated, like those of the ileum.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
In two instances he found a layer of diphtheritic deposit over the mucous membrane of the lower part of the ileum.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
This arrangement prevents the passing of substances from the colon into the ileum.
A TREATISE ON ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND HYGIENE (REVISED EDITION)CALVIN CUTTER
The ileum terminates near the right haunch-bone, by a valvular opening into the colon at an obtuse angle.
A TREATISE ON ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND HYGIENE (REVISED EDITION)CALVIN CUTTER
The term ileum is from the Greek, signifying “to twist,” since it always appears in a contorted condition.
A TREATISE ON ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND HYGIENE (REVISED EDITION)CALVIN CUTTER
The name cæcum is derived from the fact of its being a blind or short sack, perforated by the extremity of the ileum.
A TREATISE ON ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND HYGIENE (REVISED EDITION)CALVIN CUTTER
In Fig. 128 the ileum enters the colon from the right and below.
THE ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN PERITONEUM AND ABDOMINAL CAVITYGEORGE. S. HUNTINGTON
Gastro-ileal folds: occur in some insects at the junction of the chylific ventricle with the ileum and serve as a valve.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Ileum: the small intestine; begins at end of chylific ventricle at the point where malpighian tubules join, and extends to colon.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
The remaining portion is named the ileum, because of the many folds into which it is thrown.
A PRACTICAL PHYSIOLOGYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
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WORDS RELATED TO ILEUM

  • duodenum
  • ileum
  • jejunum
  • villus
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