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English definition of “sigmoid”


adjective uk   /ˈsɪɡ.mɔɪd/ us    // specialized
shaped like the letter S: the sigmoid colonPatterns and shapes
relating to the sigmoid colon (= an S-shaped part of the colon near the rectum and anus)The digestive system
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