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noun as in small intestine

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A rare cause of death after ovariotomy or hysterectomy is a perforating ulcer of the stomach or jejunum.

Three; that is to say, the Duodenum, the Jejunum, and the Ileon.

The next portion of the intestine is called the jejunum, because it is usually empty after death.

In the remaining 19 cases the appearance of the duodenum and jejunum was not recorded, so that it was probably normal.

The duodenum and jejunum presented the appearance of inflammatory hypermia in 12 cases.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jejunum, such as: duodenum, ileum, and villus.

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