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  • adj. Of, relating to, affecting or within the colon.
  • n. colonic irrigation

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  • adj. of or pertaining to the colon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to the colon.

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  • adj. of or relating to the colon
  • n. a water enema given to flush out the colon


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  • Contrary to popular belief, many people think that if they have dysentery or other forms of loose stools that a colonic is the last thing they need.

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  • In a paper published in the journal Nutrition (10.1016/j. nut.2009.09.021), Dr Brighenti and his co-workers report that, if metabolites called colonic ring fission metabolites are taken into account, the bioavailability of green tea flavan-3-ol and related compounds is almost 40 per cent, a lot higher than the 4 per cent reported earlier.

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  • Giant colonic diverticulum, defined as a colonic diverticulum measuring 4cm in size or larger, represents an unusual manifestation of this common clinical entity.

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  • The findings point to a potential genetic cause of a rare human congenital defect called colonic atresia, in which the colon is absent, giving pediatricians a candidate gene to study.


  • It is only this which can explain to me why anyone has ever warmed to the notion of colonic irrigation.

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  • • You can get a colonic, which is also called colon irrigation, colonic irrigation, and colon hydrotherapy.


  • If you are eating a good diet and are still having irregular bowel movements after a month, you might consider having a colon cleansing procedure, like colon hydrotherapy, also called a colonic, or using herbs and fasts or a very restricted diet for a colon cleanse.

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  • ColoFlush may be used regularly to cleanse and detoxify the colon or be used prior to routine colonic procedures such as colonic irrigation.

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  • Two colon disorders such as colonic inertia and pelvic floor dysfunction can also cause constipation.

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