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WORDS THAT USE COLO-
What does colo- mean?
What are variants of colo-?
Examples of colo-
We know colo- represents “colon.” What about -ptosis? The -ptosis part of the word refers to “a falling,” from the Greek ptṓsis. Coloptosis literally translates to “colon falling.”
Another common word that features colo- is colorectal, as in colorectal cancer. The –rectal part of the word refers to the rectum. And a coloscopy is another word for a colonoscopy, an important (if very, um, personal) visual inspection of the interior of the colon with a flexible, lighted tube inserted through the rectum.
What are some words that use the combining form colo-?
- colostomy bag
What are some other forms that colo- may be commonly confused with?
Not every word that begins with the exact letters colo- or col- is necessarily using the combining form colo- to represent “colon.” For starters, the word colony and related terms come from Latin for “farmer.”
Example sentences from the Web for colo-
Four years later, though, the NRA is confronting challenges that have undercut the power of the long-feared lobby organization, even as new gun control measures are proposed after two mass shootings in a week in Atlanta and Boulder, Colo.NRA faces internal woes as it girds for new gun control fight|Tom Hamburger|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Oh, and last year, when we still gathered in person for events, she was the non-editorial co-chair of Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo.You should know the new CEO of this software company|Adam Lashinsky|September 29, 2020|Fortune
In contrast, the federal government spent $78,000 a year per prisoner at the Supermax prison in Florence, Colo.Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance|Daniel Klaidman|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hala Ranch, the 95-acre Aspen, Colo., estate once owned by Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, was listed in 2006 for $135 million.$100 Million House Listings Return with a Vengeance|CNBC|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Misty Benjamin has photos of the Aurora, Colo., shooter in her wallet and on her bedroom walls.I Love James Holmes: An Admirer Opens Up About Her Crush|Christine Pelisek|January 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What movie was showing when James Eagan Holmes opened fire at that multiplex in Aurora, Colo.
Curry returned as a correspondent for NBC in mid-July to cover the shooting in Aurora, Colo.
Leaving here, traveling all night, arrived the next evening at Canon City, Colo.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love|Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
And they were operating in the Rangely, Colo., oil field, is that correct?
You eventually tired of Rangely, Colo., and moved over to Aspen, did you not?
Colo., it stopped being an operating oil field, and it became a statistical job.
But now came a more extensive tour, that should take them as far West as Denver, Colo.Birth of a Reformation|Andrew Byers