transverse colon

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transverse colon

n.
The part of the colon that lies across the upper part of the abdominal cavity.
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transverse colon

n
(Anatomy) anatomy the part of the large intestine passing transversely in front of the liver and stomach
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trans′verse co′lon

(ˈkoʊ lən)

n.
the middle portion of the colon, lying across the upper abdominal cavity between the ascending colon and the descending colon.
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Noun1.transverse colon - the part of the large intestine that extends across the abdominal cavity and joins the ascending to the descending colontransverse colon - the part of the large intestine that extends across the abdominal cavity and joins the ascending to the descending colon
large intestine - beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces
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Variables Odds Ratio Pre- Male gender (yes/no) 1.014 operative Age at operation of primary tumor (years) 1.029 variables Age at liver resection (years) 1.028 Time between resection of primary tumor and 1.000 resection of metastases (days) Coecum (yes/no) 2.119 Colon ascendens 0.895 (Yes/no) Localization of Colon transversum 1.061 primary tumor (yes/no) Colon descendens 1.136 (yes/no) Colon sigmoideum 0.659 (yes/no) Rectum (yes/no) 1.314 pT1-4 (ordinal scale) pT1 vs.
In ruminants (i.e., cow, sheep and goat), the large intestine can be divided into the following parts; caecum, ascending colon (colon ascendens), transverse colon (colon transversum), descending colon (colon descendens) and rectum.