Jackson membrane


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prececocolic fascia

[TA]
a thin, inconstant portion of endoabdominal fascia, in the form of a vascular membrane or veillike adhesion, crossing anterior to the cecum and extending superiorly onto a portion of the ascending colon, sometimes as far as the right colic flexure; it may be involved or may cause the bowel to kink or become obstructed.

Jack·son mem·brane

(jak'sŏn mem'brān)
A thin vascular membrane or veillike adhesion, covering the anterior surface of the ascending colon from the cecum to the right flexure; it may cause obstruction by kinking of the bowel.

Jackson,

Jabez N., U.S. surgeon, 1868-1935.
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