Words nearby jejuno-
WORDS THAT USE JEJUNO-
What does jejuno- mean?
Jejuno- comes from the Latin jējūnus, meaning “fasting, empty of food,” as the jejunum was thought to be empty after death. And, both surprisingly and perhaps ironically, the word dinner and dine also ultimately derive from the Latin jējūnus, as does the adjective jejune, meaning “dull or immature.”
What are variants of jejuno-?
Examples of jejuno-
One medical term that features the combining form jejuno- is jejunotomy, “incision into the jejunum.”
The jejuno- part of the word represents the jejunum, as we’ve seen. What about the -tomy portion of the word? It means “cutting, incision,” from the Greek -tomia. Jejunotomy literally translates to “jejunum incision.”
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How to use jejuno- in a sentence
The continuity of the mesoduodenum with the jejuno-ileal mesentery is well shown.
The descending limb, the apex and a small part of the ascending limb of the umbilical loop form the jejuno-ileum.
This layer after completed rotation would form the left layer of the adult mesentery of the jejuno-ileum.