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ascending

/as·cend·ing/ (ah-send´ing) having an upward course.

ascending

adjective Rising upward.

ascending

adjective Rising; upward

ascending

sloping or curving upwards, e.g. the ascending limb of the loop of Henle in kidney tubules.

ascending

progressing to higher levels, usually used in reference to the nervous system.

ascending colon dilation
dilation of the spiral or coiled colon in cattle, usually a part of torsion of the mesentery of the colon; characterized by acute abdominal pain and distended loops of intestine in the right flank.
ascending hemorrhagic myelomalacia
see progressive hemorrhagic myelomalacia.
ascending hematomyelia
see progressive hemorrhagic myelomalacia.
ascending reticular activating system
see reticular activating system.
ascending syndrome