- Of, relating to, affecting or within the colon.
- colonic irrigation
Variant of colon
- a mark of punctuation (:) used before an extended quotation, explanation, example, series, etc. and after the salutation of a formal letter
- pl. cola in Greek prosody, a section of a prosodic period, consisting of a group of two to six feet forming a rhythmic unit with a principal accent
Origin of colonClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek kōlon, part of a verse, member, limb ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)kel-, to bend, crooked from source Classical Latin coluber, snake, calx, heel