Definition of 'colon'
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This also helps clean out your intestines and colon. The Sun (2016)It is also thought to reduce the risk of colon cancer. The Sun (2016)The mechanic needed emergency surgery to remove part of his colon. The Sun (2010)He had to have part of his colon removed. The Sun (2015)Speculation will centre on the possibility of a bleed from a cancer or benign tumour in the colon or small intestine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Our small intestines and colon are especially prone to reacting to stress and can trigger bloating as a part of irritable bowel syndrome. The Sun (2012)She underwent a radical hysterectomy, and part of her colon and bladder were also removed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You're going to have colon cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She had colon cancer, and had recently returned home after a long hospital stay. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She had a double mastectomy in 2012 and has fought colon cancer. The Sun (2015)It's the same with colon cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Q3 Read the following sentence and decide whether a colon has been used correctly or not. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A colon is used to precede a list or a specification. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A colon can be used to introduce a quotation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They removed part of my colon and snipped away all the disease from my small intestine in a three-hour operation. The Sun (2014)The Bee Gee was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer last year and cancelled a string of public appearances. The Sun (2012)She had terrible stomach pains, made it to A&E and within hours had emergency surgery for colon cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On the other hand, reviews of more than 5,000 cases of colon cancer suggest that milk drinking is protective. Times, Sunday Times (2007)After the opening brace you write out the first design property you want to work with, then use a colon to assign a value to the property. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With our range of tests we can detect 28 of the most common gene mutations present in 85 per cent of colon cancer patients. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'colon'
British English: colon /ˈkəʊlən/ NOUN
punctuation A colon is the punctuation mark (:).
- American English: colon
- Arabic: قَوْلُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: sinal ortográfico de dois pontos
- Chinese: 冒号
- Croatian: dvotočka
- Czech: dvojtečka
- Danish: kolon
- Dutch: dubbele punt
- European Spanish: dos puntos
- Finnish: kaksoispiste
- French: deux points
- German: Doppelpunkt
- Greek: άνω και κάτω τελεία
- Italian: due punti
- Japanese: コロン
- Korean: 콜론
- Norwegian: kolon
- Polish: dwukropek
- European Portuguese: sinal ortográfico de dois pontos
- Romanian: două puncte
- Russian: двоеточие
- Spanish: colon
- Swedish: kolon
- Thai: เครื่องหมาย :
- Turkish: iki nokta üst üste
- Ukrainian: двокрапка
- Vietnamese: dấu hai chấm
British English: colon NOUN
intestine Your colon is the part of your intestine above your rectum.
There are over 60,000 deaths a year from colon cancer.
Definition of colon from the Collins English Dictionary
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