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il·e·um

 (ĭl′ē-əm)
n. pl. il·e·a (-ē-ə)
The terminal portion of the small intestine extending from the jejunum to the cecum.

[Late Latin īleum, groin, flank, variant of Latin īlia.]

il′e·al adj.

ileum

(ˈɪlɪəm)
n
1. (Anatomy) the part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the caecum
2. (Animals) the corresponding part in insects
[C17: New Latin, from Latin īlium, īleum flank, groin, of obscure origin]

il•e•um

(ˈɪl i əm)

n., pl. il•e•a (ˈɪl i ə)
1. the third and lowest division of the small intestine, extending from the jejunum to the large intestine.
2. the anterior portion of the arthropod hindgut.
[1675–85; < New Latin, Medieval Latin īleum, variant of Latin īlia]
il′e•al, adj.

il·e·um

(ĭl′ē-əm)
The lower part of the small intestine, connecting the jejunum to the cecum of the large intestine.

ileum

The last part of the small intestine, after the jejunum and before the cecum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ileum - the part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the cecumileum - the part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the cecum
small intestine - the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed
Translations

ileum

[ˈɪlɪəm] N (Anat) → íleon m

ileum

[ˈɪlɪəm] nileo (intestino)

il·e·um

n. íleon, porción distal del intestino delgado que se extiende desde el yeyuno al ciego.

ileum

n íleon m, tercera porción del intestino delgado
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15, said it would be unlawful for a person "to appear in public wearing his pants more than three inches below the crest of his ileum exposing his skin or undergarments.
Therefore, the present study was undertaken to explore the possible effects of BPA on contractility of rat ileum and colon using in vitro experiments in organ bath preparations.
Microbial count of jejunum, villus morphology of jejunum, digesta viscosity of ileum and digesta pH of digestive tract
During the studies the total length of the intestine, the length of the duodenum, the length of jejunum and the length of the ileum, the length of the right cecum, the length of the left cecum and the length of the colon were measured.
The surgical procedures done include segmental resection of ileum containing Meckel's diverticulum and ileoileal anastomosis, wedge resection and ileostomy.
Herein we report an uncommon complication of IUCD: perforation and migration in the terminal ileum.
Intestinal complications of salmonella include GI bleed and perforation of the terminal ileum.
2,3) In ileoileal knotting, one dynamic coil of ileum loops around another coil of ileum which is relatively static, giving rise to a knot.
Five minutes after injection of Tc-99m, continuous uptake was observed in the right mid-abdomen, consistents with Meckel's diverticulum [Figure 1]a, and computed tomography revealed a suspicious enhancing cystic structure at the ileum, which was also consistent with Meckel's diverticulum [Figure 1]b.
These include umbilicoileal fistula, omphalomesenteric duct sinus, omphalomesenteric duct cyst, and fibrous connection of the ileum to the umbilicus [1].
2] asphyxiation followed by cervical dislocation and then the mid part of duodenum, jejunum and ileum were excised for histomorphometric analysis.