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- adjective Of the
rectumand the sigmoid colon; especially, of the junction between them.
- noun A rectosigmoid junction.
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- adjective of or related to or near the sigmoid colon and the upper part of the rectum
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Quite frequently, the rectosigmoid colon is involved, as is the appendix and the vesicouterine fold of the peritoneum.
For adults who require colorectal surgery, it is important to know what role rectosigmoid tumors may play in your health.
The perforation sites were located on descending colon in one case, sigmoid colon in three cases, and rectosigmoid colon in six cases.