The portion of the small intestine that extends from the duodenum to the ileum. [ MP : 0004002 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/monikat ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The portion of the small intestine that extends from the duodenum to the ileum.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3d/Illu_small_intestine.jpg
editor note
  • TODO consider ZFA:0001323 mid intestine, see also small intestine
external definition
  • The first two fifth of the small intestine beyond the duodenum. It extends from the end of the duodenum to the ileum. [Dorian_AF, Elsevier's_encyclopaedic_dictionary_of_medicine, Part_B:_Anatomy_(1988)_Amsterdam_etc.:_Elsevier][VHOG]
has related synonym
  • middle intestine
  • intestinum jejunum
  • mid-intestine
id
  • UBERON:0002115
taxon notes
  • The jejunum is the middle section of the small intestine in most higher vertebrates, including mammals, reptiles, and birds. In fish, the divisions of the small intestine are not as clear and the terms middle intestine or mid-gut may be used instead of jejunum.[Wikipedia:Jejunum]