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  • mucosal
  • the presence of saclike herniations of the mucosal layer of the colon through the muscular wall, common among older persons and usually producing no symptoms except occasional rectal bleeding. (dictionary.com)
  • Intestine
  • First, the colon consists of a monolayer of inner circular muscle, which makes its wall weak, as compared to the small intestine that is formed of the inner circular and outer longitudinal muscle layers. (medsci.org)
  • The colon is another term for the large intestine. (healthtap.com)
  • colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy evaluation of the colon was scheduled. (omicsonline.org)
  • In the meantime, for your piece of mind, a home FIT (fecal immunochemical test) can be performed & will pick up 79% of colon cancers with a single screen (the rate is closer to 95% for colonoscopy). (healthtap.com)
  • risk
  • The types of foods consumed can considerably increase the risk of colorectal ACF, which is particularly visible in individuals who do not regularly use high-fibre diets, those obese and with colon diverticula. (biomedcentral.com)