The portion of the colon between the left colic flexure and the sigmoid colon at the pelvic brim; the portion of the descending colon lying in the left iliac fossa is sometimes called the iliac colon. [ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0000641 ]

Synonyms: colon descendens

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim

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id

UBERON:0001158