Months later, he underwent surgery for colon cancer and a subsequent infection.
But in his late 20s, his mother became very sick from colon cancer and said to him, “When am I going to see you on TV?”
The bacteria in your colon thrive on nondigestible fiber, also known as prebiotics.
colon would later insist that Ariel Castro was behind the allegations.
Regular aspirin use reduces the risk of colon polyps by 19 percent.
colon came to the scratch, smiling and confident, when the half mile run over the track was called.
He reached Manila as a State prisoner in the colon, isolated from all but his jailors.
They do not use the period as the mark of the decimal, but employ a dot at the level of the upper dot of a colon, as in 31416.
After these words, we have a choice of the comma, the colon, and the full stop.
But on that same day four hundred new Colombian troops were landed at colon.
punctuation mark, 1540s, from Latin colon "part of a poem," from Greek kolon (with a long initial -o-) "part of a verse," literally "limb," from PIE root *(s)kel- "to bend, crooked" (see scalene). Meaning evolved from "independent clause" to punctuation mark that sets it off.
"large intestine," late 14c., from Greek kolon (with a short initial -o-) "large intestine, food, meat," of unknown origin.
colon co·lon (kō'lən)
n. pl. co·lons or co·la (-lə)
The division of the large intestine extending from the cecum to the rectum.
The longest part of the large intestine, extending from the cecum to the rectum. Water and electrolytes are absorbed, solidified, and prepared for elimination as feces in the colon. The colon also contains bacteria that help in the body's absorption of nutrients from digested material.
A punctuation mark (:) used to introduce a description, an explanation, or a list. For example, “She would own only one kind of pet: a Siamese cat” and “The little boy announced that he wanted the following for his birthday: two sweaters, a new tent, and three toy cars.”