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Webster 1913 Edition


Jejunum


Je-ju′num

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Noun.
[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.

Definition 2022


jejunum

jejunum

See also: jéjunum

English

Noun

jejunum (plural jejuna)

  1. (anatomy) The central of the three divisions of the small intestine which lies between the duodenum and the ileum.

Translations


Latin

Adjective

jējūnum

  1. nominative neuter singular of jējūnus
  2. accusative masculine singular of jējūnus
  3. accusative neuter singular of jējūnus
  4. vocative neuter singular of jējūnus