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ascending colon

[as-send-ing ko-lun] the first of the 4 sections of the colon. The ascending colon begins at the end of the small intestine and extends upward on the right side of the abdomen to connect with the transverse colon. See also abdomen, colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon.

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What is colorectal cancer?

... The first section is called the ascending colon. ... is called the transverse colon
since it ... section, called the descending colon, continues downward on ...

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What is colorectal cancer?

... It goes up (the ascending colon in the picture) and ... the top of the belly (the
transverse colon in the ... again on the left side (the descending colon in the ...

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What is colorectal cancer?

... The first section is called the ascending colon. ... is called the transverse colon
since it ... The third section, the descending colon, continues downward ...

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Types of colostomies

... Caring for an ascending colostomy is much like caring for a transverse
colostomy (as ... Located at in the descending colon, the descending ...

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Cancer Glossary

... descending colon Search [de-send-ing ko ... of the transverse (crosswise) section ...
See also colon, ascending colon, transverse colon, sigmoid colon. ...

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What is colorectal cancer?

... The first section is called the ascending colon. ... is called the transverse colon
since it ... The third section, the descending colon, continues downward ...

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What is colorectal cancer?

... The first section is called the ascending colon. ... is called the transverse colon
since it ... The third section, the descending colon, continues downward ...

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