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jejunum


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jejunum  \Je*ju"num\,  n.  [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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jejunum 
  n  :  the  part  of  the  small  intestine  between  the  duodenum  and  the 
  ileum 




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