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The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.

The longitudinal bands (taenia) of musculature along the COLON, often used for smooth muscle physiology studies.

The subserosal ADIPOSE TISSUE along the COLON, derived from the OMENTUM.

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