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Term:
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valve +    
cardial valve +  
gastroesophageal sphincter 
ileocecal valve 
The ileocecal valve is a sphincter muscle situated at the junction of the small intestine (ileum) and the large intestine. Its critical function is to limit the reflux of colonic contents into the ileum.
lymphatic valve +  
madreporite 
pyloric sphincter 
rectal valve 
right atrium valve +  
sphincter of hepatopancreatic ampulla 
spiral valve of conus arteriosus 
spiral valve of cystic duct 
spiral valve of intestine 
ureteral valve 
ureterovesical junction +  
utricle valve 
venous valve +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: valva ileocaecalis (valva ilealis)
Related Synonyms: Tulp's valve ;   valva ileocaecalis
Xrefs: FMA:15973 ;   NCIT:C13066 ;   SCTID:362153007 ;   UMLS:C0020880 ;   Wikipedia:Ileocecal_valve ;   galen:IleocecalValve
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Ileocecal_valve

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