sigmoid colon

Pronunciation: (SIG-moyd KOH-lun)

The S-shaped section of the colon that connects to the rectum.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The distal colon includes the descending colon and the sigmoid colon.El colon distal incluye el colon descendente y el colon sigmoide.2004-02-20 Date last modified: 2014-10-28