Definition of “descending” - English Dictionary

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“descending” in British English

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descendingadjective

uk /dɪˈsen.dɪŋ/ us /dɪˈsen.dɪŋ/ specialized

used to refer to a body part that is in a downward direction:

the descending aorta/colon

(Definition of “descending” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)