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Definition: 'Sigmoid Colon'

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sigmoid colon

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. the part of the colon describing an S-shaped curve between the pelvic brim and the third sacral segment; it is continuous with the rectum.

Synonyms: colon sigmoideum, colon pelvinum, flexura sigmoidea, sigmoid flexure

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