Medical Definition of Colon

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

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.

CONTINUE SCROLLING OR CLICK HERE

SLIDESHOW

Super Tips to Boost Digestive Health: Bloating, Constipation, and More See Slideshow

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors