The first main part of the large intestine, which passes upwards from the caecum on the right side of the abdomen.
More example sentences
- The ascending colon is greatly dilated, but not abnormally.
- The scores for the ascending colon and cecum did not reach statistical significance.
- The most commonly affected areas are the terminal ileum and ascending colon, although any part of the GI tract can be involved.
Definition of ascending colon in:
- The US English dictionary