Cannon's ring

[kănənz]

n.

A tonically contracted muscular band in the transverse colon close to the hepatic flexure.

Nearby words

  1. cesspool,
  2. cesta,
  3. cestan-chenais syndrome,
  4. cesti,
  5. cestoda,
  6. cestoid,
  7. cestoidea,
  8. cestrian,
  9. cestus,
  10. cesura


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