[il-ee-ahy-tis] /ˌɪl iˈaɪ tɪs/
inflammation of the ileum.
inflammation of the ileum
ileitis il·e·i·tis (ĭl’ē-ī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the ileum.
1. a combining form representing ileum, in compound words: ileostomy. combining form 1. indicating the ileum: ileostomy comb. form from ileum (q.v.). ileo- pref. Ileum: ileotomy.
- Ileocecal opening
ileocecal opening n. The opening of the terminal ileum into the large intestine at the transition between the cecum and the ascending colon.
- Ileocecal valve
ileocecal valve n. The bilabial prominence of the terminal ileum into the large intestine at the cecocolic junction in cadavers; it appears as a truncated cone with a star-shaped orifice in the living. Also called ileocolic valve.
[ee-gwah-soo] /ˌi gwɑˈsu/ noun 1. a river in S Brazil, flowing W to the Paraná River. 380 miles (610 km) long. [ee-gwuh-zoo] /ˌi gwəˈzu/ noun 1. a river in S Brazil, flowing W to the Paraná River on the Argentina-Paraguay-Brazil border: noted for its falls. 745 miles (1199 km) long.