[ koh-lon-ik, kuh- ]
/ koʊˈlɒn ɪk, kə- /
of or relating to the colon.
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Words nearby colonic
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Example sentences from the Web for colonic
This process can be mechanically assisted by deep belly massages and, yes, colonic irrigation.
Colonic Flushing is necessary when green stools accompany bronchitis.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
British Dictionary definitions for colonic
/ (kəˈlɒnɪk) /
- anatomy of or relating to the colon
- med relating to irrigation of the colon for cleansing purposes
med irrigation of the colon by injecting large amounts of fluid high into the colona high colonic
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