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

Illustration of TRANSVERSE COLON

April 19, 2015
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