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the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum

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Further staging included a positron emission tomography scan, which revealed mild to moderate hypermetabolic activity in the distal duodenum and proximal jejunum and nearby mildly metabolic mesenteric lymph nodes.
A section from the proximal jejunum was fixed in 10% formalin, embedded in paraffin wax, sectioned serially into 4[micro]m thick sections, and stained with hematoxylin-eosin (HE).
The histological examination of the mucous membrane of the pregnant animals' jejunum has marked a decrease in villus height by 17.
B (Unprocessed): The transverse section of the jejunum of rats fed with unprocessed fluted pumpkin seeds.
Le president du reseau des organisations du Darfour, Hassan Bargo a declare a la SUNA que le vice-president de la Republique a annonce son parrainage des projets du reseau, qui visent a fournir la joie du jejunum et organisent des programmes d'iftar (petits dejouer) collectifs en plus de reparer le tissu social et les reconciliations tribales et le retour volontaire des personnes deplacees.
coli, while the blue one is the expression of ZO-1 intestinal tight junctions in the duodenum, jejunum and ileum with the molecular weight in range of -220 kDa due to the supplemented probiotics LIS 20506 on rats after induced by LPS.
From there, it began an Indiana Jones-style epic journey through the duodenum, past the pancreas, along the jejunum, around the ileo-caeco-colic junction, through the descending and transverse colon until, finally, it stuck tight in the rectum, poking into the anus.
Scott et al (29) found a tendency for the villi to be broader in the duodenum and a tendency for the crypts to be shorter in the jejunum.
Histological investigation of the ileum and jejunum of MTX animals demonstrated a significant loss of crypt architecture and signs of crypt remodelling, severe villous epithelial atrophy, degeneration and shortening of the villus length and polymorphonucelar leucocyte infiltration in the lamina propria.
1) demonstrated the presence of a post-operative drainage catheter (broad blue arrow), isolated distended loop of the small bowel, probably jejunum (thin blue arrow), as well as a fixed hiatus hernia in a gastric remnant (broad grey arrow).
Samples were removed from the remnants of the cerebrum, diencephalon, and organs (thymus, lung, myocardium, jejunum, ileum, mesenteric lymph node, liver, spleen, kidney, and striated muscle), and 3 independent real-time PCR protocols were conducted to detect genomes of bovine viral diarrhea/ mucosal disease virus, bluetongue virus serotype 8, and the novel SBV Initial retrotranscription of the RNA genomes was followed by quantitative (real-time) PCR.
When partly digested food hits the middle section of the small intestine, called the jejunum, GLP-1 is produced.
Feeding beyond the stomach into the duodenum or jejunum has been suggested to reduce the risk of aspiration and improve the adequacy of nutrient delivery.
The DJBL (EndoBarrier) is a 60-cm impermeable sleeve that is inserted and removed endo-scopically and which effectively blocks the duodenum and proximal jejunum in a manner similar to the Roux-en-Y-gastric bypass procedure.