|Superior and inferior duodenal fossæ.|
|Gray's||subject #248 1170|
The ascending portion of the duodenum ascends on the left side of the aorta, as far as the level of the upper border of the second lumbar vertebra, where it turns abruptly forward to become the jejunum, forming the duodenojejunal flexure.
- SUNY Figs 37:06-04 - "The large intestine."
- SUNY Labs 39:07-0105 - "Intestines and Pancreas: The Duodenum"
- SUNY Anatomy Image 8155
- duodenojejunal+flexure at eMedicine Dictionary
- duodenojejunal+junction at eMedicine Dictionary
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