Junctional epidermolysis bullosa.
Having to do with the jejunum.
A surgical operation to create an opening of the jejunum (a part of the small intestine).This can be done thru an abdominal incision or endoscopically. Usually refers to a procedure to establish enteral feeding but commonly done by a surgeon for one of many other reasons during a surgical procedure.
Part of the small intestine. It is half-way down the small intestine between its duodenum and ileum sections. The term “jejunum” derives from the Latin “jejunus,” which means “empty of food,” “meager,” or “hungry.” The ancient Greeks noticed at death that this part of the intestine was always empty of food. Hence, the name the […]
- Jellyfish itch
An intensely itchy rash due to contact with the tiny thimble jellyfish (Linuche unguiculata). These jellyfish are common between March and August in the waters off of Florida and in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. There may be no adult jellyfish around as a warning. The jellyfish larvae look like mere specks […]
- Jellyfish sting
The injection into the skin of venom from the stinging unit (nematocyst) of the jellyfish. The jellyfish tentacles can extend for several feet and are lined with venom-filled cells (nematocysts). One tentacle may fire thousands of nematocysts into the skin on contact. The pain can be severe, particularly in the first hours after an attack, […]