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transverse colon

[trans-verse ko-lun] the second section of the colon, a part of the large intestine. It is called transverse because it goes across the body from the right to the left side. See also colon, ascending colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon.

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What is colorectal cancer?

... and bends to go across the top of the belly (the transverse colon in the picture),
and turns down again on the left side (the descending colon in the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/overviewguide/colorectal-cancer-overview-what-is-colorectal-cancer

Types of colostomies

... the stool to leave the body before it reaches the descending colon. Some of
the colon problems that can lead to a transverse colostomy include: ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-types-of-colostomies

What is colorectal cancer?

... transverse colon since it goes across the body from the right to the left side
in the upper abdomen. The third section, called the descending colon, ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-what-is-colorectal-cancer

Colostomy: A Guide

... the stool to leave the body before it reaches the descending colon. Some of
the colon problems that can lead to a transverse colostomy include: ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002823-pdf.pdf

What is colorectal cancer?

... the transverse colon since it goes across the body from the right to the left side
in the upper abdomen. The third section, the descending colon, ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-what-is-crc

Cancer Glossary

... descending colon Search [de-send-ing ko-lun]. the third section of the colon.
This section starts at the end of the transverse (crosswise) section and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=d

Cancer Glossary

... leaves the body through the anus. See also anus, ascending colon,
colon, descending colon, transverse colon, rectum. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=s