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General Anatomy > Alimentary system > Large intestine > Colon > Right colic flexure

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The ascending colon bends abruptly forward and to the left, to the under surface of the right lobe of the liver, on the right of the gall-bladder, where it is lodged in a shallow depression, the colic impression, forming the right colic (hepatic) flexure.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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