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    Large Intestine

    Large Intestine

    The parts of the large intestine

    The large intestine (colon) extends from the cecum to the anus and includes the ascending colon, the transverse colon, the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, and the rectum.

    By Healthwise Staff
    E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Kenneth Bark, MD - Surgery, Colon and Rectal
    Last Revised August 27, 2012

    Last Revised: August 27, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Kenneth Bark, MD - Surgery, Colon and Rectal

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