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Lower Digestive System

The parts of the lower digestive system

The lower digestive system includes the large intestine (ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, and sigmoid colon) and the rectum.

Current as of: August 12, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

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