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Definition of Colonic (adjective)

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Colonic (adjective): Relating to the colon, that part of the large intestine that runs from the cecum to the rectum.

For a personal example, I had 17 colonic polyps removed by colonoscopy.

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Pancreatitis is inflammation of an organ in the abdomen called the pancreas. See Answer
Reviewed on 9/7/2018

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