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prececocolic fascia


Definition: a thin, inconstant portion of endoabdominal fascia, in the form of a vascular membrane or veillike adhesion, crossing anterior to the cecum and extending superiorly onto a portion of the ascending colon, sometimes as far as the right colic flexure; it may be involved or may cause the bowel to kink or become obstructed.

Synonym(s): fascia prececocolicaTA, Jackson membrane, Jackson veil

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