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Ileocaecal valve. Endoscopic view of the healthy interior of a person's ileum (small intestine), showing the ileocaecal valve. The ileocaecal valve is a sphincter muscle situated at the junction of the ileum and the caecum, the beginning of the large intestine. Its critical function is to limit the reflux of colonic contents into the ileum.
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