transverse colon

noun

Definition of transverse colon

  1. :  the middle portion of the colon that extends across the abdominal cavity

First Known Use of transverse colon

circa 1860


Medical Dictionary

transverse colon

noun

Medical Definition of transverse colon

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

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