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 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, human_reference_atlas

definition
  • 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.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Gray1223.png
has exact synonym
  • colon descendens
id
  • UBERON:0001158
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606