trans-verse cola

transverse colon

[koh-luhn]
noun Anatomy.
the middle portion of the colon, lying across the upper abdominal cavity between the ascending colon on the right and the descending colon on the left.

Origin:
1855–60

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transverse colon
 
n
anatomy the part of the large intestine passing transversely in front of the liver and stomach

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transverse colon n.
The part of the colon that lies across the upper part of the abdominal cavity.

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