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    Lower Digestive System

    The parts of the lower digestive system

    The lower digestive system includes the large intestine (ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, and sigmoid colon) and the rectum.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Kenneth Bark, MD - General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Current as ofNovember 20, 2015

    Current as of: November 20, 2015

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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