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General Anatomy > Alimentary system > Large intestine > Colon > Semilunar folds of colon



The haustra of the colon are the small pouches caused by sacculation, which give the colon its segmented appearance. The semilunar folds of the colon are produced by the contractions of the colon, visible as crescent-shaped folds between the haustra.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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