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jejunum


In his gastric bypass surgery, they stapled the stomach and bypassed the duodenum as well as the first portion of the jejunum.
  the middle section of the small intestine (between the duodenum and ileum, and about 8 feet in length)
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Associated words [difficulty]:   jejunum , duodenum [9] , ileum [9]
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