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Taeniae coli

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The taeniae coli are the three outer muscular bands of the colon. They sit on top of the inner circumferential layer and result in the classical appearance of the colon: the haustral markings are interrupted unlike the valvulae conniventes within the small bowel.

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic

Article information

rID: 6206
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Taena coli

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