transverse colon

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the part of the large intestine that extends across the abdominal cavity and joins the ascending to the descending colon

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The last five feet of the intestines, the large intestine or colon, consists of five parts the cecum colon, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon and sigmoid colon, which completes the function of absorption of certain vitamins, minerals and water.
In case of oral extrusion the site of perforation may be stomach followed by jejunum, while in case of anal extrusion the site of perforation may be caecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, splenic flexure, descending colon, sigmoid colon.
In humans, the large intestine can be divided into the following parts like caecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon, rectum and anal canal.