ileocecal orifice

ileocecal orifice
1. ostium ileale. 2. opening of ileocecal valve.

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  • ileocecal valve — n the valve formed by two folds of mucous membrane at the opening of the ileum into the large intestine called also Bauhin s valve, ileocolic valve, valvula coli * * * ileocolic valve a valvelike structure formed by the flaps or lips, one above… …   Medical dictionary

  • ileocecal — Relating to both ileum and cecum. * * * il·eo·ce·cal .il ē ō sē kəl adj of, relating to, or connecting the ileum and cecum <the ileocecal region> <the ileocecal orifice> * * * il·eo·ce·cal (il″e o seґkəl) pertaining to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ileocecal valve — Interior of the cecum and lower end of ascending colon, showing colic valve. ( Colic valve is an older term for the ileocecal valve.) …   Wikipedia

  • orifice — Any aperture or opening. SEE ALSO: aperture, opening, os, ostium, meatus. SYN: orificium [TA]. [L. orificium] anal o. SYN: anus. aortic o. [TA] the opening from the left …   Medical dictionary

  • ileocecal lip of ileal orifice — labrum ileocaecalis ostii ilealis …   Medical dictionary

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  • opening of ileocecal valve — the slitlike or oval orifice in the ileocecal valve, seen in the cadaver. It has two flaps or lips, one above and one below, that form the valve and project at thickened folds into the lumen of the large intestine. In the living individual this… …   Medical dictionary

  • frenulum of ileal orifice — frenulum of ileocecal valve f. ostii ilealis …   Medical dictionary

  • ileal orifice — 1. ostium ileale. 2. opening of ileocecal valve …   Medical dictionary

  • junction — The point, line, or surface of union of two parts, mainly bones or cartilages. SYN: juncture. SYN: junctura (2) [TA], junctio. adhering junctions intercellular junctions, including zonulae adherentes, hemidesmosomes, and desmosomes, that… …   Medical dictionary

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