Jejunum definitions

jə-jo͝o'nəm
The section of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum.
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The middle part of the small intestine, between the duodenum and the ileum.
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The section of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum.
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The middle part of the small intestine, connecting the duodenum and the ileum.
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(anatomy) The central of the three divisions of the small intestine which lies between the duodenum and the ileum.
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Origin of jejunum

Middle English from Medieval Latin iēiūnum (intestīnum) fasting (intestine) (so called because in dissection it was always found empty) neuter of Latin iēiūnus