How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"colo" is from "kolon" (large intestine) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "intestine" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|A diagnosis of colitis is generally straight forward.|
|Colonoscopy is usually performed on an outpatient basis.|