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A 38-year-old male asked:

Colon confusion. is the colon the large intestines? if the large intestines is removed, does that mean theres no longer a colon?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Equivalent: The colon is the large intestine. If all of your colon was removed, you no longer have a large intestine and vice versa.
Last updated Sep 2, 2014

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