duodenojejunal flexure

[ dōō′ə-dē′nō-jə-jōōnəl, dōō-ŏd′n-ō- ]

n.

An abrupt bend in the small intestine at the junction of the duodenum and jejunum.

Nearby words

  1. duodenocholangitis,
  2. duodenocholecystostomy,
  3. duodenocholedochotomy,
  4. duodenocystostomy,
  5. duodenoenterostomy,
  6. duodenojejunostomy,
  7. duodenolysis,
  8. duodenorrhaphy,
  9. duodenoscopy,
  10. duodenostomy


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