colo-


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colo-

or coli- or col-
pref.
Colon: colostomy.

[From colon.]
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colo-

or before a vowel

col-

combining form
(Anatomy) indicating the colon: colostomy; colotomy.
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colo-

a combining form representing colon 2 : colostomy.
Also, esp. before a vowel, col-.

Colo.

Colorado.
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