ascending colon

noun

Medical Definition of ascending colon

: the part of the large intestine that extends from the cecum to the bend on the right side below the liver — compare descending colon, transverse colon

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“Ascending colon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ascending%20colon. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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