[ koh-luhn ]
/ ˈkoʊ lən /
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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Medical definitions for descending colon
The part of the colon extending from the left colic flexure to the pelvic brim.
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