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Abdomen Showing Position of the Colon

View full-sized image Illustration of the abdomen showing position of the colon.
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Black and white illustration of the abdomen showing position of the colon.

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Illustration of the abdomen showing position of the colon.

Caption

The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen, near where the small intestine attaches to the large intestine.

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