• punctuation mark composed of two vertically aligned dots; part of the large intestine between the cecum and rectum (in humans); part of the digestive tract between the stomach and rectum (in animals)
• a colon is the punctuation mark (:).
• your colon is the part of your intestine above your rectum.
• type of rod-shaped intestinal bacteria found in the colon of humans and animals (causes infections of the urogenital tract and of neonatal meningitis and diarrhea in very young children)
• (medicine) "lazy colon", lack or absence of muscle tone in the colon which may result in chronic constipation
• christopher columbus (1451-1506), italian explorer and navigator who discovered america in 1492
• a semi-colon is the sign (;) which is used in writing to separate parts of a sentence or to indicate a pause.
• lower part of the large intestine that connects to the rectum (anatomy)