paracolic gutter

noun

Medical Definition of paracolic gutter

: either of two grooves formed by the peritoneum and lying respectively lateral to the ascending and descending colons

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“Paracolic gutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paracolic%20gutter. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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