Definition of jejunoileal in English:

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Pronunciation: /dʒɪˌdʒuːnəʊˈɪlɪəl/


Of or involving the jejunum and the ileum, usually with reference to a bypass operation in which they are connected.
Example sentences
  • Other conditions associated with NASH include Weber-Christian disease, extensive small bowel resection, and jejunoileal bypass.
  • The jejunoileal bypass no longer is a recommended bariatric surgical procedure.
  • Some doctors consider surgery for obesity to be a waste of resources, and others remember the poor results from earlier procedures such as the jejunoileal bypass.
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