Medical Dictionary

splenic flexure


Medical Definition of SPLENIC FLEXURE

:  the sharp bend of the colon under the spleen where the transverse colon joins the descending colon—called also left colic flexure
July 04, 2015
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rigorous, strict, or severe
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