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colon:
the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
  • the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos
  • a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
  • a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
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  • colonic:
    colonic irrigation: a water enema given to flush out the colon
  • of or relating to the colon
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  • colonic irrigation:
    a water enema given to flush out the colon
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    colonization:
    the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies; "the British colonization of America"
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    colonoscope:
    an elongated fiberoptic endoscope for examining the entire colon from cecum to rectum
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    ascending colon:
    the part of the large intestine that ascends from the cecum to the transverse colon
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    descending colon:
    the part of the large intestine that descends from the transverse colon to the sigmoid colon
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    high colonic:
    an enema that injects large amounts of fluid high into the colon for cleansing purposes
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    sigmoid colon:
    the s-shaped curve between the descending colon and the rectum
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    spastic colon:
    irritable bowel syndrome: recurrent abdominal pain and diarrhea (often alternating with periods of constipation); often associated with emotional stress
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    Colon:
    The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.
    Synonyms: Omental Appendices, Omental Appendix, Appendices, Omental, Appendix, Omental
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    Colon, Ascending:
    The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the TRANSVERSE COLON. It passes cephalad from the cecum to the caudal surface of the right lobe of the LIVER where it bends sharply to the left, forming the right colic flexure.
    Synonyms: Ascending Colon, Hepatic Flexture, Right Colic Flexure, Colic Flexure, Right, Hepatic Flextures
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    Colon, Descending:
    The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between TRANSVERSE COLON and the SIGMOID COLON.
    Synonyms: Descending Colon
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    Colon, Sigmoid:
    A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.
    Synonyms: Sigmoid Colon
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    Colon, Transverse:
    The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between ASCENDING COLON and DESCENDING COLON. It passes from the RIGHT COLIC FLEXURE across the ABDOMEN, then turns sharply at the left colonic flexure into the descending colon.
    Synonyms: Left Colic Flexure, Splenic Flexure, Transverse Colon, Colic Flexure, Left, Flexure, Splenic
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    Adenomatous Polyposis Coli:
    A polyposis syndrome due to an autosomal dominant mutation of the APC genes (GENES, APC) on CHROMOSOME 5. The syndrome is characterized by the development of hundreds of ADENOMATOUS POLYPS in the COLON and RECTUM of affected individuals by early adulthood. The lifetime risk of colorectal cancer in these patients reaches 100 percent by age 60.
    Synonyms: Adenomatous Polyposis Coli, Familial,Adenomatous Polyposis of the Colon,Familial Adenomatous Polyposis,Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Coli,Familial Polyposis Coli,Adenomatous Polyposis, Familial,Familial Polyposis Syndrome

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    Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis:
    A group of autosomal-dominant inherited diseases in which COLON CANCER arises in discrete adenomas. Unlike FAMILIAL POLYPOSIS COLI with hundreds of polyps, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal neoplasms occur much later, in the fourth and fifth decades. HNPCC has been associated with germline mutations in mismatch repair (MMR) genes.
    Synonyms: Colon Cancer, Familial Nonpolyposis,Lynch Cancer Family Syndrome I,Lynch Syndrome I,Lynch Syndrome II,Syndrome, Lynch

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    Colorectal Surgery:
    A surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and abnormalities of the colon, rectum, and anal canal.
    Synonyms: Colon Surgery (Specialty),Colon Surgery Specialty,Colon and Rectal Surgery Specialty,Rectal Surgery Specialty,Specialty, Colon Surgery,Specialty, Rectal Surgery,Surgery Specialty, Colon,Surgery Specialty, Colon and Rectal,Surgery Specialty, Rectal

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    Diverticulum, Colon:
    A pouch or sac opening from the COLON.
    Synonyms: Colon Diverticula,Colonic Diverticula,Diverticula, Colon,Colon Diverticulum,Diverticula, Colonic,Diverticulum, Colonic

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    Hirschsprung Disease:
    Congenital MEGACOLON resulting from the absence of ganglion cells (aganglionosis) in a distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE. The aganglionic segment is permanently contracted thus causing dilatation proximal to it. In most cases, the aganglionic segment is within the RECTUM and SIGMOID COLON.
    Synonyms: Aganglionosis, Rectosigmoid Colon,Aganglionosis, Total Colonic,Congenital Megacolon,Hirschsprung's Disease,Rectosigmoid Aganglionosis,Total Colonic Aganglionosis,Aganglionosis, Rectosigmoid,Disease, Hirschsprung,Disease, Hirschsprung's

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    colon:

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    colon ascendens:

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    arterial arches of colon:

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    ascending colon:

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    colon ascendens:

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    colon cancer and polyps:

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    adenomatous colon polyps:

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    arterial arches of colon:

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    ascending colon:

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    cancer, colon:

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    colon:

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    colon bacillus:

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    colonic:

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    colonic irrigation:

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    colonics:

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    ascending colon:

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    descending colon:

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    irritable colon:

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    irritable colon syndrome:

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    pelvic colon:

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    Colon:

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    Colon cancer:

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    Colon cancer and polyps:

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    Colon cancer family history:

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    Adenoma colon family history:

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    Cancer, colon:

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    Familial polyposis of colon, autosomal recessive:

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    Colon cancer:

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    Colon cancer - resources:

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    Colon cancer screening:

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    Colon resection:

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    Colon splenic flexure distention:

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    Colonic angiomas:

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    Colonic arteriovenous malformation:

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    Colonic ischemia:

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    Colonic pseudo-obstruction:

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    Colonic tissue culture:

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    Angiodysplasia of the colon:

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    Cancer - colon:

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    Distention of the colon's splenic flexure:

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    Irritable colon:

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    Spastic colon:

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    Toxic dilation of the colon:

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    Vascular ectasia of the colon:

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    Acute colonic ileus:

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    Colon Cancer:

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    Colonic Diseases:

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    Colonic Polyps:

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    Colon Herbal Cleanser Oral:

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    C:

     
    Colon
     

    Caco-2:

     
    colon adenocarcinoma
     

    DCC:

     
    Deleted in Colon Cancer
     

    HCC:

     
    Human colon carcinomas
     

    HNPCC:

     
    Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer
     

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    WHO ICD-10 Version 2006 Match-Search (http://www.who.int) Results: 4       Page: 1
    C18.9: Colon, unspecified
    D01.0: Colon
    D12.6: Colon, unspecified
    D37.4: Colon
             
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    C18.-: Malignant neoplasm of colon
    C18.2: Ascending colon
    C18.4: Transverse colon
    C18.6: Descending colon
    C18.7: Sigmoid colon
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    WordNet English Dictionary Similar-Search Results: 20       Page: 1
    colon: the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum
    colon: a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
    colon: the basic unit of money in Costa Rica
    colon: the basic unit of money in El Salvador
    colon: a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
    colon: a malignant tumor of the colon
    colon: a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general
    colon: a pompous reactionary cartoon character created by Sir David Low
    colon: (British) any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
    colon: a resident of a colony
    colon: (zoology) composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony
    colon: of or relating to or characteristic of or inhabiting a colony
    colon: of animals who live in colonies, such as ants
    colon: exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one
    colon: a believer in colonialism
    colon: irrigation of the colon for cleansing purposes by injecting large amounts of fluid high into the colon
    colon: of or relating to the colon
    colon: irrigation of the colon for cleansing purposes by injecting large amounts of fluid high into the colon
    colon: the act of colonizing
    colon: settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
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    irritable colon:

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