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Duodenojejunal flexure

duodenojejunal flexure du·o·de·no·je·ju·nal flexure (dōō’ə-dē’nō-jə-jōō’nəl, dyōō’-, dōō-ŏd’n-ō-, dyōō-)
An abrupt bend in the small intestine at the junction of the duodenum and jejunum.


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    [doo-uh-dee-noh-ji-joo-nos-tuh-mee, dyoo-, doo-od-n-oh-, dyoo-] /ˌdu əˌdi noʊ dʒɪ dʒuˈnɒs tə mi, ˌdyu-, duˌɒd n oʊ-, dyu-/ noun, plural duodenojejunostomies. Surgery. 1. the formation of an artificial connection between the and the jejunum. duodenojejunostomy du·o·de·no·je·ju·nos·to·my (dōō’ə-dē’nō-jə-jōō’nŏs’tə-mē, dyōō’-, dōō-ŏd’n-ō-, dyōō-) n. The surgical formation of a passage between the duodenum and the jejunum.

  • Duodenolysis

    duodenolysis du·o·de·nol·y·sis (dōō’ō-dn-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs, dyōō’-, dōō-ŏd’n-ŏl’-, dyōō-) n. The freeing of the duodenum from adhesions by means of surgery.

  • Duodenorrhaphy

    duodenorrhaphy du·o·de·nor·rha·phy (dōō’ə-dn-ôr’ə-fē, dyōō’-, dōō-ŏd’n-ôr’-, dyōō-) n. Suture of a tear or incision in the duodenum.

  • Duodenoscopy

    duodenoscopy du·o·de·nos·co·py (dōō’ə-dn-ŏs’kə-pē, dyōō’-, dōō-ŏd’n-ŏs’-, dyōō-) n. The examination of the interior of the duodenum through an endoscope.

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