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Origin of ileum
OTHER WORDS FROM ileumil·e·al, adjective
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How to use ileum in a sentence
The solitary glands are frequently enlarged and ulcerated, like those of the ileum.
In two instances he found a layer of diphtheritic deposit over the mucous membrane of the lower part of the ileum.
This arrangement prevents the passing of substances from the colon into the ileum.
The ileum terminates near the right haunch-bone, by a valvular opening into the colon at an obtuse angle.
The term ileum is from the Greek, signifying “to twist,” since it always appears in a contorted condition.