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Synonyms for colonic

a water enema given to flush out the colon

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12) Histologically, prolapsing mucosal polyps demonstrate colonic crypt architectural abnormalities, including elongation, distortion, branching, and hyperplastic changes.
Serrated polyps were defined as any polyp with a "sawtooth appearance in the colonic crypts.
Other topics include secretion and absorption by colonic crypts, novel renal amino acid transporters, exocytosis of lung surfactant, calcium-activated chloride channels, and the function of chloride channels in the kidney.
The tumor cells fill the lamina propria and spread apart the colonic crypts (Figure 1, A and B).
The belief that some neoplastic precursor lesions in IBD may show basal crypt dysplasia, with surface maturation, is not surprising given that precursor stem cells and transient amplifying cells have been identified in the bases of the colonic crypts, as seen in BE, and these cells are presumed to be most susceptible to neoplastic alteration.