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Colostomy - Series—Normal anatomy

Colostomy - Series

Overview

The colon or the large intestine connects the small intestines to the rectum.

Update Date 2/27/2016

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, General Surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.