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transverse colon

noun

Definition of TRANSVERSE COLON

:  the middle portion of the colon that extends across the abdominal cavity
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First Known Use of TRANSVERSE COLON

circa 1860
Medical Dictionary

transverse colon

noun

Medical Definition of TRANSVERSE COLON

:  the part of the large intestine that extends across the abdominal cavity joining the ascending colon to the descending colon

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