Translation of transverse colon in Spanish:

transverse colon

colon transverso, n.

noun

  • 1

    colon transverso masculine
    • The transverse colon joins the descending colon, and in the same region five cross sections of jejunum can be identified.
    • The right side of the colon includes the cecum, ascending colon and proximal transverse colon and cannot be reached by flexible sigmoidoscopy.
    • On the right side, the transverse colon sacculations and the ascending colon (which appears three sided) are seen.
    • The colon is divided into four parts: the ascending colon, the transverse colon, the descending colon, and the sigmoid colon.
    • In the middle of the section, the transverse colon and ileal arteries and veins may be identified.