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Medical Term:

frenulum of ileal orifice


Definition: a fold, more evident in cadavers, running from the junction of the two commissures of the ileocecal valve on either side along the inner wall of the cecocolic junction.

Synonym(s): frenulum ostii ilealisTA, frenulum of ileocecal valve, frenulum of Morgagni, frenulum valvae ileocecalis, Morgagni frenum, Morgagni retinaculum

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