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haustra of colon

 

Definition: 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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