descending colon(redirected from colon descendens)
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the part of the colon extending from the left colic flexure to the pelvic brim.
Synonym(s): colon descendens [TA]
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de·scend·ing co·lon(dĕ-send'ing kō'lŏn) [TA]
The part of the colon extending from the left colic flexure to the pelvic brim.
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