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Colon, Ascending MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Colon, Ascending
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.526.356.333
A03.556.249.249.356.333
Unique ID
D044682
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044682
Scope Note
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the TRANSVERSE COLON. It passes cephalad from the cecum to the caudal surface of the right lobe of the LIVER where it bends sharply to the left, forming the right colic flexure.
Entry Term(s)
Ascending Colon
Hepatic Flexure
Right Colic Flexure
Previous Indexing
Colon (1965-2003)
Colonic Diseases (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2017/04/18
Colon, Ascending Preferred
Right Colic Flexure Narrower
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