Definitions for: Jejunum


[n] the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

See Also: small intestine


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