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colonic

[koh-lon-ik, kuh-]
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adjective Anatomy.
  1. of or relating to the colon.
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noun
  1. an enema.
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Origin of colonic

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

adjective
    1. anatomyof or relating to the colon
    2. medrelating to irrigation of the colon for cleansing purposes
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noun
  1. 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 colonics

colonic

adj.

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

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