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":" ASCII character 58. Common names: ITU-T: colon. Rare: dots; INTERCAL: two-spot.

(01 Mar 1995)

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<anatomy> Also called the large intestine.

This structure has 6 major divisions: caecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon and rectum. The total length is approximately 5 feet in the adult and it is responsible for forming, storing and expelling waste matter.

(27 Sep 1997)

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