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ileocolic artery | ileocolic vein | ileostomy | iles comores | iles marquises | ileum | ileus | ilex | ilex cornuta | ilex decidua | ilex glabra

ileum

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Noun
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il=e=um

CIDE DICTIONARY

ileumn. [L. ile, ileum, ilium, pl. ilia, groin, flank.].
  •  The last, and usually the longest, division of the small intestine; the part between the jejunum and large intestine.  [1913 Webster]
  •  See Ilium.  [1913 Webster]
    " Most modern writers restrict ileum to the division of the intestine and ilium to the pelvic bone."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ileum, n. (pl. ilea) Anat. the third and last portion of the small intestine.

Derivative
ileac adj.
Etymology
var. of ILIUM

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