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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sigmoid colon, sigmoid flexurenoun

    the s-shaped curve between the descending colon and the rectum

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  1. sigmoid colonnoun

    the S-shaped section of the large intestine between the descending colon and the rectum

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  1. Sigmoid colon

    The sigmoid colon (or pelvic colon) is the part of the large intestine that is closest to the rectum and anus. It forms a loop that averages about 35–40 centimetres (14–16 in) in length. The loop is typically shaped like a Greek letter sigma (ς) or Latin letter S (thus sigma + -oid). This part of the colon normally lies within the pelvis, but due to its freedom of movement it is liable to be displaced into the abdominal cavity.

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  1. sigmoid colon

    The sigmoid colon is the final section of the large intestine that is connected to the rectum, where feces are stored before being eliminated from the body. It is named "sigmoid" because of its S-shape. This part of the colon helps to further compact fecal matter and aid in transportation to the rectum.

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  1. Sigmoid colon

    The sigmoid colon is the part of the large intestine that is closest to the rectum and anus. It forms a loop that averages about 40 cm in length, and normally lies within the pelvis, but on account of its freedom of movement it is liable to be displaced into the abdominal cavity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sigmoid colon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sigmoid colon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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