colonic irrigation

[[t]ko͟ʊlɒnɪk ɪ̱rɪge͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]]
N-UNCOUNT
Colonic irrigation is a medical procedure in which a person's colon is washed by injecting water or other fluids into it.

English dictionary. 2008.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • colonic irrigation — n enema (1) * * * washing out the contents of the large bowel by means of copious enemas, using either water, with or without soap, or other medication …   Medical dictionary

  • colonic irrigation — ► NOUN ▪ a therapeutic treatment in which water is inserted via the anus to flush out the colon …   English terms dictionary

  • colonic irrigation — noun a water enema given to flush out the colon • Syn: ↑colonic • Derivationally related forms: ↑colonic (for: ↑colonic) • Hypernyms: ↑enema, ↑clyster …   Useful english dictionary

  • colonic irrigation — co,lonic irri gation noun uncount a treatment in which someone s COLON is washed, which some people believe is good for health …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • colonic irrigation — noun the practice of inserting water via the anus to flush out the colon, used as a therapeutic treatment …   English new terms dictionary

  • colonic irrigation — washing out the contents of the large bowel by means of copious enemas, using either water, with or without soap, or other medication …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • colonic irrigation — UK / US noun [uncountable] a treatment in which someone s colon is washed, which some people believe is good for health …   English dictionary

  • antegrade colonic irrigation — see under enema …   Medical dictionary

  • colonic hydrotherapy — or colonic irrigation noun Cleansing and detoxification of the colon by the injection into it of warm water, subsequently drained away with accompanying waste matter • • • Main Entry: ↑colon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Colonic (noun) — Colonic irrigation, the infusion of liquid into the colon through a tube in the rectum. It is claimed that colonics detoxify and cleanse the body and have other health benefits. There is no convincing scientific evidence to support these claims …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.