intestine

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tube attached to the large intestine appendix
infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms ascariasis
part of the large intestine that ascends from the cecum to the transverse colon ascending colon
acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains bacillary dysentery , shigellosis
cavity in which the large intestine begins and into which the ileum opens blind gut , caecum , cecum
milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats; formed in the small intestine during digestion of ingested fats chyle
vein serving the large intestine colic vein , vena colica
part of the large intestine colon
part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted colon
part of the large intestine that descends from the transverse colon to the sigmoid colon descending colon
part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum duodenum
first part of the small intestine duodenum
inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea enteritis
abnormal narrowing of the intestine enterostenosis
surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine enterostomy , enterotomy
protrusion of the intestine through the abdominal wall eventration
valve between the ileum of the small intestine and the cecum of the large intestine; prevents material from flowing back from the large to the small intestine ileocecal valve
part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the cecum ileum
small intestine part ileum
blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel ileus , intestinal obstruction
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