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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.
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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]
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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.
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il·e·um

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

The last part of the small intestine, after the jejunum and before the cecum.
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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
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Translations

ileum

[ˈɪlɪəm] N (Anat) → íleon m
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ileum

[ˈɪlɪəm] nileo (intestino)
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il·e·um

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

n íleon m, tercera porción del intestino delgado
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References in periodicals archive ?
Zhao et al., "Eating behavior and glucagon-like peptide-1-producing cells in interposed ileum and pancreatic islets in rats subjected to ileal interposition associated with sleeve gastrectomy," Obesity Surgery, vol.
The studies included testing on jejunum of rabbit, ileum of guinea- pig, trachea of rabbit, trachea of guinea-pig and aorta of rabbit.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case reports of ileum injury during PCNL in a pediatric patient.
A pinch biopsy from the terminal ileum was collected using a standard disposable forceps biopsy device, in accordance with routine diagnostic biopsy protocol.
Hence, we present a rare case report of small intestine (ileum) hamartoma.
On the other hand, we demonstrated that the extracellular deamination of adenosine by adenosine deaminase (ADA) represents the most effective mechanism regulating synaptic adenosine levels in the myenteric plexus-longitudinal muscle (LM-MP) of the ileum from healthy animals [18, 19].
The effects of Perilla frutescens extract and Vicenin 2 (a compound in this extract) were assayed in rat ileum with or without stimulation with acetylcholine or [Ba.sup.2+].
Tissue samples were taken from the terminal ileum and liver for histopathological evaluation.
However, there are few studies focused on how mixed organic acid (MOA) used in diets with high fiber levels influence the nutrient digestibility and microbial metabolite concentrations in the ileum.
Per-operatively proximal bowel was hugely dilated and distal ileum as well as large intestine was found to be collapsed.