It depends upon the context. Colons (:) are used to introduce lists, to separate the minutes and hours of a precise time, and at the end of a business letter's s…alutation. It is also used to separate two ideas. In anatomy, the colon is in your large intestine, beginning at the end of the small intestine and ending at the rectum. it is used to detoxify the body of many poisons and chemicals. (MORE)
It is part of your large intestine. (Maya, Ally, & Jeffry) The human intestine consists of two segments: the small intestine and the large intestine. The large intestine i…s subdivided into cecum and colon and the colon consists of four sections that are ascending colon, on the right side of the human body; transverse colon, from right to left; descending colon, on the left side and sigmoid colon, on the lower left side. The rectum is the portion of the colon sigmoid that end up on the anus.(MORE)
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A colonic is a cleansing of the colon, or lower large intestine, either by water (as in an enema) or by dietary supplements which cause the body to void, or empty the colon (a… similar process is used before a colonoscopy). The object is to remove any toxins or irritants within the bowel. Although widely practiced, it is not universally recognized as a healthful procedure. (MORE)
Your colon is where you body removes as much water as it can from the digestive process and then stores it until you are ready to remove it in the form of feces. With out col…on you will go on defecating continuously. You will lose lot of water and important salts from your body including potassium chloride and sodium chloride. You need a organ to form and store the faecal matter. Bacteria from the colon give you few important vitamins like vitamin K. (MORE)