Lower Digestive System

Lower Digestive System

Lower Digestive System

The parts of the lower digestive system

The lower digestive system includes the large intestine (ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, and sigmoid colon) and the rectum.

Current as of: August 11, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine