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Related to high colonic: Colon Cleansing
high colonicA permutation of an enema in which more fluid is added, thereby reaching a higher part of the GI tract.
Colon therapy, see there.
High colonics may have currency in the context of certain homosexual practices: some gay men undergo a high colonic before anal intercourse.
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high colonic(hī kō-lŏn′ĭk)
Irrigation of the bowel with large volumes of fluid. It is promoted as a form of internal cleansing and detoxification.
CAUTION!Colonic irrigation poses a potential risk of bowel perforation and electrolyte disturbances, among other potential injuries to the patient.
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