colonic

[ koh-lon-ik, kuh- ]
/ koʊˈlɒn ɪk, kə- /
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adjective Anatomy.

of or relating to the colon.

noun

an enema.

Origin of colonic

First recorded in 1905–10; colon2 + -ic
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colonic

/ (kəˈlɒnɪk) /

adjective

  1. anatomy of or relating to the colon
  2. med relating to irrigation of the colon for cleansing purposes

noun

med irrigation of the colon by injecting large amounts of fluid high into the colona high colonic
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Word Origin and History for colonic

colonic


adj.

1906, from colon (n.2) + adjectival ending -ic.

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