Definition: 'Ileocecal Junction'
ileocecal junctionType: Term
1. point along the course of the gastrointestinal tract where the small intestine (ileum) ends as it opens into the cecal portion of the large intestine; occurs usually within the iliac fossa, demarcated internally as the ileocecal orifice.
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