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What is the sigmoid colon?



A. V shaped portion of the large bowel
B. First part of colon
C. S- shaped portion of the large bowel

This question is part of medical terminology quiz 2
Asked by Tdawgg, Last updated: Jul 05, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Aug 03, 2017

The sigmoid is actually the S-shaped part of the colon.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Mar 21, 2017

Sigma is the 18th letter of the Greek alphabet, it transliterates as 'S'.
Sigmoid is therefore 'S' shaped.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 13, 2017

V shaped portion of the large bowel
 

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