Flashcards in Digestive 3 Deck (4)
is the caecum intra or retroperitoneal?
Both. there is a mobile ceacum and fixed caecum
what creates and borders haustra in the large intestine?
created by tenia coli which are shorter than the colon itself
bordered by semilunar plicae which are temporary (i.e. not permanent) internal mucosal folds
what are four distinguishing features of the large intenstine?
epiploic appendages, tenia coli, haustra, semilunar plicae