jejunoileal


jejunoileal
Relating to the jejunum and the ileum.

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je·ju·no·il·e·al ji-.jün-ō-'il-ē-əl, .jej-ü-nō- adj of, relating to, or connecting the jejunum and the ileum <the \jejunoileal region>

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je·ju·no·il·e·al (jə-joo″no-ilґe-əl) pertaining to or connecting the jejunum and ileum.

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