left colic flexure n.
The bend at the junction of the transverse and descending colon. Also called splenic flexure.
- Left colic vein
left colic vein n. A tributary of the inferior mesenteric vein, accompanying the left colic artery and draining the left flexure and the descending colon.
left-eyed adj. Tending to use the left eye instead of the right when doing work or using an instrument that permits the use of one eye only.
- Left-eyed flounder
[left-ahyd] /ˈlɛftˌaɪd/ noun 1. any of several flat-fishes of the family Bothidae, having both eyes on the left side of the head.
[left-feys] /ˈlɛftˈfeɪs/ Military noun 1. a 90° turn to the left, especially as a marching command. verb (used without object), left-faced, left-facing. 2. to execute a left-face. interjection 1. (used as a military command to perform a left-face).