ileocecal valve

noun

Medical Definition of ileocecal valve

: the valve formed by two folds of mucous membrane at the opening of the ileum into the large intestine

called also Bauhin's valve, ileocolic valve, valvula coli

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“Ileocecal valve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ileocecal%20valve. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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