transverse colon

noun

Definition of transverse colon

: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

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

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