Image Collection: Medical Anatomy and Illustrations

Change Category

Close

43. Picture of Colon

Colon Illustration
Image Source: MedicineNet, Inc.
43of101

STAY INFORMED

Get the Latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!

Colon: The long, coiled, tubelike organ that removes water from digested food. The remaining material, solid waste called stool, moves through the colon to the rectum and leaves the body through the anus. Also known as large bowel and large intestine.

Image Source: MedicineNet, Inc.

Text: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary by MedicineNet, Inc.

Guide to understanding the Image Collection categories: