haustrum

haustrum, pl. haustra (haw´strum, haw´stra)

One of a series of saccules or pouches, so called because of a fancied resemblance to the buckets on a water wheel. [L. a machine for drawing water, fr. haurio, pp. haustus, to draw up, drink up]
haus´tra co´li [NA] haustra of coloncellulae coli;
haustra of colon the sacculations of the colon, caused by the teniae, or longitudinal bands, which are slightly shorter than the gut so that the latter is thrown into tucks or pouches.haustra coli [NA], haustrations of colon, sacculation of colon;

 

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