ileocaecal valve

a valve at the junction of the small and large intestines consisting of two membranous folds that close to prevent the backflow of food from the colon and caecum to the ileum.

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  • ileocaecal valve — a valve at the junction of the small and large intestines consisting of two membranous folds that close to prevent the backflow of food from the colon and caecum to the ileum …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Клапан Илеоцекальный, Заслонка Баушниева (Ileocaecal Valve) — сложное анаболическое устройство, расположенное в месте владения подвздошной кишки в тонкую; снабжено мышечным сфинктером и двумя губами . Клапан периодически открывается, пропуская содержимое небольшими порциями в толстую кишку. Закрытие клапана …   Медицинские термины

  • Ileocecal valve — Interior of the cecum and lower end of ascending colon, showing colic valve. ( Colic valve is an older term for the ileocecal valve.) …   Wikipedia

  • КЛАПАН ИЛЕОЦЕКАЛЬНЫЙ, ЗАСЛОНКА БАУШНИЕВА — (ileocaecal valve) сложное анаболическое устройство, расположенное в месте владения подвздошной кишки в тонкую; снабжено мышечным сфинктером и двумя губами . Клапан периодически открывается, пропуская содержимое небольшими порциями в толстую… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • König's syndrome — (synonym ileocaecal valve syndrome) is a syndrome of abdominal pain in relation to meals, constipation alternated with diarrhea, meteorism, gurgling sounds (hyper peristalsis) on auscultation (especially in the right iliac fossa), and abdominal… …   Wikipedia

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  • Vermiform appendix — Infobox Anatomy Name = Vermiform Appendix Latin = appendix vermiformis GraySubject = 249 GrayPage = 1178 Caption = Arteries of cecum and vermiform appendix. (Appendix visible at lower right, labeled as vermiform process ). Caption2 = Normal… …   Wikipedia

  • Sphincter — A sphincter is an anatomical structure, or a circular muscle, that normally maintains constriction of a natural body passage or orifice and which relaxes as required by normal physiological functioning. Sphincters are found in many animals; there …   Wikipedia

  • Caecum — The caecum (also spelled cecum), the first portion of the large bowel, situated in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen. The caecum receives fecal material from the small bowel (ileum) which opens into it. The appendix is attached to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ileum — The lowest part of the small intestine, located beyond the duodenum and jejunum, just before the large intestine (the colon). Pronounced il eum in the US and eye leum in the UK. The word ileum is derived from the Greek eileos meaning twisted.… …   Medical dictionary


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