ileal papilla

ileal papilla
papilla ilealis [TA] ileocecal papilla the conical projection formed by the terminal ileum at its junction with the cecum, with the ileum extending into the large intestine; this structure in the living individual corresponds to the so-called ileocecal valve in the cadaver.

Papilla ilealis (ileal papilla). (A), Position within the colon; (B), cross-section of the papilla.

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