The next portion of the intestine is called the jejunum, because it is usually empty after death.
In the remaining 19 cases the appearance of the duodenum and jejunum was not recorded, so that it was probably normal.
The duodenum and jejunum presented the appearance of inflammatory hypermia in 12 cases.
The jejunum and ileum are surrounded above and at the sides by the colon.
It was situated in the jejunum, immediately beneath the mucous coat, and formed an oval prominence in the interior of the gut.
Those from the right side of the main vessel pass to the duodenum, pancreas, jejunum and ileum.
Three; that is to say, the Duodenum, the jejunum, and the Ileon.
A rare cause of death after ovariotomy or hysterectomy is a perforating ulcer of the stomach or jejunum.
late 14c., from Latin ieiunum, neuter of ieiunus (see jejune). Translating Greek nestis (Galen). So called because it typically is found empty during dissections, perhaps because it would tend to drain in a body laid on its back.
jejunum je·ju·num (jə-jōō'nəm)
n. pl je·ju·na (-nə)
The section of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum.