Monday, May 30, 2011

Colon Section and Location

Colon Section and Location

  Part of the colon:
  Cecum - The first part of the large intestine
  Taeniae coli - three bands of smooth muscle
  Haustra - bulge caused by the contraction coli taeniae
  Epiploic complement - a small accumulation of fat in the viscera

  The location along the colon are:
  Ascending colon
  The right colic flexure (hepatic)
  Transverse colon
  The mesokolon transverse
  The left colic flexure (spleen)
  Decreased colonic
  Sigmoid colon - the v-shaped colon

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