The proximal-distal subdivision of colon that runs transversely across the upper part of the abdomen, from the right to the left colic flexure. Continuous with the descending colon[BTO,modified]. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0000272 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transverse_colon ]

Synonyms: colon transversum

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3b/Dickdarm-Schema.svg

id

UBERON:0001157