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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.
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a. ileal, rel. al íleon;
___ arteriesarterias ___ -es;
___ orificeorificio ___;
___ ureteruréter ___;
___ veinsvenas ___ -es.
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Purpose: We aimed to determine the metabolic differences between male and female rats after ileal interposition surgery, and determine whether the remission of insulin resistance after ileal interposition is dependent on melanocortin-4 Receptor signaling in both male and female rats.
In 2007 she was given an ileal conduit - a system of urinary drainage created by a surgeon using part of her small intestine.
Therefore, the objectives of the current study were to explore the effects of feeding corn naturally contaminated with [AFB.sub.1] on growth performance, apparent ileal digestibility, serum hormones levels and gene expression of [Na.sup.+], [K.sup.+]-ATPase in ducklings.
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded sections of jejunal and ileal tissues were immunostained using an anti-GLP-1 antibody.
Benzer gorunum alt gastrointestinal sistem (GIS) obstruksiyon sendromlari olan ileal atrezi ve terminal ileum aganglionozis sendromlarinda da gorulebilir.
Experimental treatments for refractory pruritus include phototherapy, plasmapheresis, albumin dialysis, ileal bile acid transporter-inhibitors, methotrexate, and fibrates.
It was, however, noted that a recent systematic review showed Crohn's disease (CD) not to be associated with vitamin B12 deficiency regardless of ileal involvement, and only ileal resections greater than 20cm predispose to B12 deficiency and warrant treatment.
Colonoscopy showed ongoing deep serpiginous ileal ulcers, colonic aphthous ulceration, and worsening deep rectal ulceration (Figure 1).
Individual ileal mucosa samples were collected from the region between Meckel's diverticulum and the ileocecal junction and pooled within species as described previously [26].
The jejunal and ileal morphologies were analyzed using hematoxylin eosin staining according to Xiao et al.