HyperDic: sigmoid_colon

English > 1 sense of the expression sigmoid colon:
NOUNbodysigmoid colon, sigmoid flexurethe s-shaped curve between the descending colon and the rectum
English > sigmoid colon: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe s-shaped curve between the descending colon and the rectum.
Synonymsigmoid flexure
Part oflarge intestineBeginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum
BroadercolonThe part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum
Spanishcolon sigmoide, colon sigmoideo
Catalancòlon sigmoide, flexura sigmoide
Adjectivesrectosigmoidof or related to or near the sigmoid colon and the upper part of the rectum

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict