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  • The zooids are a modification of the type of structure known in Balanhglossus, from which they differ principally in the following respects: (i.) The alimentary canal, instead of being straight, has a U-shaped flexure, the dorsal line between the mouth and the anus being short.
  • For a sigmoid colectomy, the splenic flexure should be mobilized so that the transverse colon can be potentially brought down for the anastomosis.
  • Splenic flexure: That portion of the colon where the transverse and the descending colon meet, below the spleen.
  • The right kidney may be directly invaded by a tumor in the hepatic flexure of the colon.
  • Flexure of Venusian lithosphere measured from residual topography and gravity.

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