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CROSS-SPECIES ANATOMY - ANNOTATIONS

The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from http://berkeleybop.org/ontologies/uberon/basic.obo. For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at http://uberon.github.io/about.html.

Term:sigmoid colon
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Accession:UBERON:0001159 term browser browse the term
Definition:The part of the large intestine that is closest to the rectum and anus. It forms a loop that averages about 40 cm. in length, and normally lies within the pelvis, but on account of its freedom of movement it is liable to be displaced into the abdominal cavity.
Synonyms:related_synonym: colon sigmoideum;   pelvic colon;   sigmoid flexure
 xref: BTO:0000645;   CALOHA:TS-2044;   EFO:0000846;   EMAPA:36391;   FMA:14548;   MAT:0000314;   MESH:D012809;   MIAA:0000314;   NCIT:C12384;   NCIT:C33550;   OpenCyc:Mx4rwHX_-5wpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA;   SCTID:362166007;   UMLS:C0227391;   UMLS:C0682612;   Wikipedia:Sigmoid_colon;   galen:SigmoidColon
 external_ontology: n/a NCBITaxon:9606



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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            tissue 0
              mesenchyme 0
                hindgut 0
                  sigmoid colon 0
                    mucosa of sigmoid colon 0
                    muscle layer of sigmoid colon 0
                    submucosa of sigmoid colon 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              embryo 0
                embryonic structure 0
                  presumptive structure 0
                    presumptive gut 0
                      digestive tract 0
                        subdivision of digestive tract 0
                          hindgut 0
                            lower digestive tract 0
                              large intestine 0
                                colon 0
                                  proximal-distal subdivision of colon 0
                                    sigmoid colon 0
                                      mucosa of sigmoid colon 0
                                      muscle layer of sigmoid colon 0
                                      submucosa of sigmoid colon 0
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