colonic

[koh-lon-ik, kuh-]
noun
  1. an enema.

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
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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