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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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01) in villus height in the duodenum and in the ratio of villus height to crypt depth in the duodenum and ileum.
Contrast could not be refluxed into the distal ileum.
The patient in this report underwent ileum and colon resection because of injuries to the superior mesenteric artery, ileum, and colon she had developed after a firearm wounding; 4 months after the injury, she developed short bowel syndrome and underwent ileum transplantation from a cadaver and MSC transplantation to prevent rejection.
As in previous reports from the RISK study, there was a shift in the types of bacteria present in the ileum of children with newly diagnosed Crohn's disease.
For histological study of animals were taken pieces of the ileum, fixed with 10% solution of neutral formalin.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case reports of ileum injury during PCNL in a pediatric patient.
The digestive tracts were divided into the foregut, midgut, ileum, rectum, and Malpighian tubules.
Therefore, rat ileum was precontracted with increasing concentrations of either acetylcholine or [Ba.
A loop of ileum had herniated through a small mesenteric defect.
2) Why ITB preferentially affects the ileocaecum is unclear, but proposed mechanisms include bowel stasis in the terminal ileum, due to the ileocaecal valve, and the high density of lymphoid tissue found in the terminal ileum.
Body parts involved: Ileum, colon, regional lymph nodes, mysentery (outside covering of the intestines).