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COLONIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does colonic mean? 

COLONIC (noun)
  The noun COLONIC has 1 sense:

1. a water enema given to flush out the colon

  Familiarity information: COLONIC used as a noun is very rare.


COLONIC (adjective)
  The adjective COLONIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to the colon

  Familiarity information: COLONIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COLONIC (noun)


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Meaning:

A water enema given to flush out the colon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

colonic; colonic irrigation

Hypernyms ("colonic" is a kind of...):

clyster; enema (injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "colonic"):

high colonic (an enema that injects large amounts of fluid high into the colon for cleansing purposes)


COLONIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to the colon

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

colon (the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted)


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