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Medical Term:

haustra of colon


the sacculations of the colon, caused by the teniae, or longitudinal bands, which are slightly shorter than the gut so that the latter is thrown into tucks or pouches.

Synonym(s): haustra coliTA, cellulae coli, haustrations of colon, sacculation of colon

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