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Meaning of JEJUNUM

Pronunciation:  ji'joonum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
 

JEJUNUM is a 7 letter word that starts with J.

 

 See Also: small intestine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Je*ju"num\, n. [NL., fr. L. jejunus empty, dry.]
(Anat.)
The middle division of the small intestine, between the
duodenum and ileum; -- so called because usually found empty
after death.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: middle section of the small intestine between the duodenum and ileum.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The jejunum is the portion of the small intestine which joins the pylorus of the stomach to the cecum. It is the middle part of the small intestine, between the duodenum and the ileum.
 

 

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