|Colorectal anatomy. (Hepatic flexure labeled at upper left.)|
|Sagittal section through posterior abdominal wall, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney. (Section of right colic flexure labeled at center right.)|
|Latin||flexura coli dextra|
|Gray's||subject #249 1180|
|Precursor||Midgut (hepatic), hindgut (splenic)|
A colic flexure is a flexure (a 'bend') in the colon. There are two colic flexures in the transverse colon. The right colic flexure is adjacent to the liver, and is therefore also known as the hepatic flexure.