Citation, DOI & article data
This is due to shortening of the taeniae coli and thickening of the circular muscular layer 1.
History and etymology
Myochosis coli is from the Ancient Greek for "heaped-up muscle" from 'μῦς' (myos), meaning muscle, and 'χέω' (kheo) meaning heaping up.
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