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Cannon point

Pronunciation: kan'on

Definition: the location in the mid–transverse colon at which innervation by superior and inferior mesenteric plexuses overlaps at the junction of the primitive midgut and hindgut, frequently resulting in narrowing evident on barium enema.

Synonym(s): Cannon ring

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