sigmoid colon

noun

Definition of sigmoid colon

: the contracted and crooked part of the colon immediately above the rectum called also sigmoid flexure

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1896

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sigmoid colon

noun

medical Definition of sigmoid colon

: the contracted and crooked part of the colon immediately above the rectum called also pelvic colon, sigmoid flexure

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