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Ileocolic vein

ileocolic vein n.
A tributary of the superior mesenteric vein that drains the terminal ileum, appendix, cecum, and the lower part of the ascending colon.


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    [il-ee-oh-kuh-lahy-tis, -koh-] /ˌɪl i oʊ kəˈlaɪ tɪs, -koʊ-/ noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of the mucous membrane of the ileum and colon. ileocolitis il·e·o·co·li·tis (ĭl’ē-ō-kə-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the ileum and the colon.

  • Ileocolitis ulcerosa chronica

    ileocolitis ulcerosa chronica ileocolitis ul·cer·o·sa chron·i·ca (ŭl’sə-rō’sə krŏn’ĭ-kə) n. A chronic form of ileocolitis characterized by mild intermittent fever, anorexia, anemia, slight diarrhea, dull pain in the iliac region, and rapid pulse.

  • Ileocolostomy

    [il-ee-oh-kuh-los-tuh-mee] /ˌɪl i oʊ kəˈlɒs tə mi/ noun, plural ileocolostomies. 1. the surgical formation of an artificial opening between the ileum and the colon. ileocolostomy il·e·o·co·los·to·my (ĭl’ē-ō-kə-lŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical construction of an opening between the ileum and the colon.

  • Ileocystoplasty

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