jejunum : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum

  • Swan pulled the jejunum over, made an opening in its side, and stitched it to the mouth of the stomach.
  • The ulcerated section of the duodenum or jejunum is cut out, the healthy ends are sewed together and to the stomach's artificial opening.
  • How much guts does it take to survive? Nature supplies man with an average 25 feet, four-fifths of it in the small intestine (comprising the duodenum, ileum and jejunum).

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