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Ileum
The ileum is the lower third of the small intestine, located between the jejunum and colon; about ten feet long, the ileum is involved in absorbing digested food and nutrients into the body.
Infarct
Infarct is body tissue that has died due to a lack of oxygen resulting from obstructed blood flow to the area.
Influenza
Influenza is a contagious disease that is caused by a virus which attacks the respiratory tract in humans. It is characterized by headaches, muscle aches, fever, weakness, and cough.
Insulin
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that controls blood sugar levels and moves blood glucose from the blood to the muscles and other tissues in the body where it is needed.
Ischemic
Ischemic refers to an insufficient amount of blood flow and oxygen reaching the body’s tissues.
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