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Colons

 

(1) In ancient Rome, a category of small tenant landholders.

(2) In Western Europe in the Middle Ages, one of the categories of serfs.

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People with FAP can have hundreds of polyps, their colons lined with growths.
The problem with the colon is yearning, the selfishness of it.
Colon said he has received comments from people reading his blog from the Valley to out-of-state.
Steering the probe through the twists and folds of the colon was difficult.
Now let's consider two other functions before moving to the next item in our grammar alphabet, the colon.
The colon forms an inverted U between the small intestine and the rectum.
If you're not a smoker and your breasts or prostate stay healthy, the biggest cancer risk is to your large bowel - that's your colon and rectum.
The cause of ulcerative colitis is not known, and so far there is no cure, except through surgical removal of the colon.
Future studies following up on this finding may lead to more accurate and earlier diagnosis of patients at risk of developing colon cancer.
By many indicators, including visual and microscopic evaluation of the colon and analysis of blood enzymes that indicate the degree of colon injury, the rats on the diet containing the fish oil fared the best.
During March, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Wyeth the maker of new Caltrate(R) Colon Health(TM) is teaming up with the Men's Health Network (MHN) on "Talk About It
Moreover, this new test searches for a fifth disease marker--long stretches of DNA from colon or rectal cells.