terminal part of ileum

terminal part of ileum

the part just before the ileum meets the cecum at the ileal orifice and ileal papilla. Also called terminal ileum.
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Ileal branch: it supplies terminal part of ileum and anastomoses with terminal part of the superior mesenteric artery.
Appendicular Artery: It is a branch of lower division of ileo-colic artery which runs behind the terminal part of ileum to enter the meso-appendix, a short distance from the base of the appendix.