Colon, Ascending D044682

Anatomy [A] » Digestive System [A03] » Gastrointestinal Tract » Intestines » Intestine, Large » Colon » Colon, Ascending

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Description

The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the TRANSVERSE COLON. It passes cephalad from the cecum to the caudal surface of the right lobe of the LIVER where it bends sharply to the left, forming the right colic flexure.   MeSH

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