The transverse furrow is very oblique, and its two extremities are united by a sigmoid longitudinal furrow.
It is usually found in the lower part of the ileum, the ccum, sigmoid flexure, and other parts of the colon.
Valve linear-lanceolate with produced rostrate apices, asymmetrical, sigmoid; pseudoraphe narrow; pseudo-nodule large.
In volvulus involving the sigmoid flexure, when injury to the bowel is great, the symptoms are acute in the extreme.
sigmoid, curved in two directions, like the letter S, or the Greek sigma.
It is most often observed in the sigmoid flexure and ccum, as are the other forms of carcinoma.
It was the practice with O'Beirne,71 Hare,72 and others to inject fluid by a long flexible tube passed beyond the sigmoid flexure.
Such foss are found around the duodeno-jejuneal angle, the ccum and appendix, and the sigmoid flexure.
Its most common site is the sigmoid flexure, and next in point of frequency the ccum.
In the typical arrangement of the parts the sigmoid or omega loop of the large intestine has a free mesocolon.
sigmoid sig·moid (sĭg'moid') or sig·moi·dal (sĭg-moid'l)
Having the shape of the letter S.
Of or relating to the sigmoid flexure of the colon.