ascending colon

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ascending colon

[ə′send·iŋ ′kōl·ən]
(anatomy)
The portion of the colon that extends from the cecum to the bend on the right side below the liver.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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