Definitions for "Colon"
That part of the large intestines which extends from the cæcum to the rectum. [See Illust. of Digestion.]
The large intestines, which absorb water from undigested material and store it until it is expelled from the body as stool.
The lower five to six feet of intestine; also called the large bowel.
(koe-lon) colon is a punctuation mark that separates the main portion of a sentence from what follows, usually some form of list.
a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
a good way to introduce quotations, especially longer quotations
the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos
The national currency of El Salvador, with a fixed exchange rate of 8.75 colones to the U.S. dollar.  El Salvador began to phase out the colón in favor of the the U.S. dollar in 2001, making it the third country in Latin America to dollarize after Panamá in 1903 and Ecuador in 2000.  Although colón notes and coins are gradually disappearing from circulation, children and adults interviewed by Human Rights Watch frequently referred to wages and prices in colones or a combination of colones and dollars.
Cola are single clauses after which a breath is taken. In order to facilitate reading, some manuscripts are written colometrically with one colon per line. A colon was considered to contain between nine and sixteen syllables. Several bilingual Greek and Latin manuscripts of the Gospels, Acts, and Epistles have the text arranged colometrically.
A colon (Greek , pl. cola) is a rhetorical figure consisting of a clause which is grammatically, but not logically, complete. In Latin, it is called a membrum or membrum orationis.
a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
a city located in central Panama, by the north end of the Panama Canal.
Keywords:  rituxan, jejunum
Jejunum Rituxan
Keywords:  leucovorin, serine
Leucovorin Serine
Keywords:  testicular, metastasis
Metastasis Testicular
Keywords:  microscopy
Keywords:  heartier, creature
a heartier creature
Keywords:  mesothelioma, serum
Mesothelioma Serum
A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.
an elegant way of introducing a list and at the same time emphasizing the elements of the list (by separating them from the rest of the sentence)
separates two clauses/sentence structures that are of equal importance and are related to each other. e.g. Spring is green: Autumn is gold. It is used after a general statement before a list of examples: e.g. The world is full of challenges: climbing mountains, exploring the oceans, discovering new ideas.
Keywords:  stents, leukemia
Leukemia Stents
Keywords:  mammogram, skeletal
Mammogram Skeletal
Keywords:  lymphocele, spectrum
Lymphocele Spectrum
Keywords:  centimos, rica, costa, basic, equal
the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos
A single line of poetry, sometimes called a stich or stichos.
Keywords:  shunt, lobe
Lobe Shunt
Keywords:  melanoma, secretion
Melanoma Secretion
Keywords:  appendix, see
see Appendix H
a special character in URL s and in the path representation of several file system s
Keywords:  currency, unit
unit of currency—(colones, pl.)
Keywords:  genital, female
Other Female Genital
Keywords:  something, coming, signal
a signal that something else is coming