the first portion of the colon, beginning at the cecum in the lower right abdominal cavity and continuing upward along the right posterior abdominal wall to approximately the lower ribs.
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How to use ascending colon in a sentence
The ascending colon passes upward from the right haunch-bone to the under surface of the liver.A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition) | Calvin Cutter
There was no large intestine in the place of the ascending colon.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity | George. S. Huntington
I saw instances of these in the case of the ascending colon, and in the small curvature of the stomach.
Great omentum adherent to ascending colon, which was covered with plastic lymph.
Several cases of recovery from wounds of the cæcum and ascending colon are recounted below.