Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of jejunum, ileum and colon

Interior of cecum; ileocecal valve

Image #143-4

KEYWORDS: Large intestine, Small intestine.

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Dissection of jejunum, ileum and colon
Interior of cecum; ileocecal valve
The cecum and the lower part of the ascending colon have been opened from in front to reveal the ileocecal valve and the ostium of the appendix.
1 . Ascending colon
2 . Frenulum ileocecal valve (note eccentric attachment to ileocecal valve)
3 . Lumen of ascending colon
4 . Mucosal fold
5 . Ileocecal valve
6 . Ileocecal opening
7 . Frenulum ileocecal valve
8 . Opening appendicis vermiformis
9 . Cecum (interior)
10 . Ileocolic artery
11 . Ileum
12 . Vermiform appendix
13 . Sigmoid colon
14 . Pelvic cavity
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