transverse colon

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trans·verse co·lon

[TA]
the part of the colon between the right and left colic flexures. It may extend somewhat transversely across the abdomen, but more often sags centrally, frequently to subumbilical levels.
Synonym(s): colon transversum [TA]

transverse colon

n.
The part of the colon that lies across the upper part of the abdominal cavity.

transverse colon

the segment of the colon that extends from the end of the ascending colon at the hepatic flexure on the right side across the midabdomen to the beginning of the descending colon at the splenic flexure on the left side.

trans·verse co·lon

(trans-vĕrs' kō'lŏn) [TA]
The part of the colon between the right and left colic flexures. It may extend somewhat transversely across the abdomen, but more oftensags centrally, frequently to subumbilical levels.

transverse colon

The middle third of the colon that loops across the upper part of the ABDOMEN.