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Medical Term:

ileal orifice


Definition: the opening of the terminal ileum into the large intestine at the transition between the cecum and the ascending colon.

Synonym(s): ostium ilealeTA, orifice of ileal papilla, ileocecal opening, ileocecal orifice, ostium ileocecale

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