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Colon, Transverse MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Colon, Transverse
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.526.356.834
A03.556.249.249.356.834
Unique ID
D044684
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044684
Scope Note
The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.
Entry Term(s)
Left Colic Flexure
Splenic Flexure
Transverse Colon
Previous Indexing
Colon (1966-2003)
Colonic Diseases (1964-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Colon, Transverse Preferred
Left Colic Flexure Narrower
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