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colonic

adjective co·lon·ic \ kō-ˈlä-nik , kə- \
Updated on: 19 Dec 2017

Definition of colonic

: of or relating to the colon of the intestine

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First Known Use of colonic

1884


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colonic

noun

Definition of colonic

: irrigation of the colon : enema

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First Known Use of colonic

1939


Medical Dictionary

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colonic

adjective co·lon·ic \ kō-ˈlän-ik, kə- \

medical Definition of colonic

: of or relating to the colon

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colonic

noun

medical Definition of colonic

: enema 1 — see high colonic

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