the last portion of the colon, beginning at the upper left abdomen in the region of the spleen and continuing downward along the left posterior wall to the sigmoid flexure.
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How to use descending colon in a sentence
At the left side, it turns, and descends to the left haunch-bone, and is called the descending colon.A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition) | Calvin Cutter
If there is any local tenderness, it is over the descending colon.
In the large intestine the same lesions are found, but in a more advanced stage, especially in the ccum and descending colon.
With catarrh limited to the descending colon scybal are imbedded in mucus.
The ulcers are more frequently found in the descending colon than in other portions of the intestines.