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.


Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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rID: 6206
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Taena coli

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