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colonic irrigation

Line breaks: co|lon¦ic ir¦ri|ga¦tion

Definition of colonic irrigation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The practice of injecting water via the anus to flush out the colon, used as a therapeutic treatment: [count noun]: he waits for his colonic irrigation
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  • Articles on feng shui, crystal therapy, iridology, colonic irrigation, herbalism and faith healing sweep the media every week.
  • The therapist, who was born Panna Lal Palta in India, offered colonic irrigation, massages and reflexology classes.
  • During their stay, they undergo regular colonic irrigation, and drink odd herbal remedies that are said to have rejuvenating properties.

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