Time is in army format without the colon between hours and minutes.
It colonises the newborn's colon within hours of birth, and serves important intestinal physiological functions for the rest of the host's life.
A second surgery the following day revealed a hole the size of pencil eraser in the colon where the two sections had been sutured together.
This antioxidant effect may also reduce the risk of some cancers, particularly of the breast and colon .
In less formal writing, the dash is often a catch-all mark to take the place of both colon and semicolon, obviating the need to distinguish them or think about more subtle kinds of punctuation.
He sustained a punctured colon , a collapsed lung, and a lacerated liver and kidney.
Its goal is the purification and rejuvenation of the colon, because the colon is linked to all the other organs and tissues of the body.
Add a bracket to a colon and you get the text-message version of a smiley badge.
But it's hard enough for some people to acquire an instinctive sense of the different uses of commas, let alone the employment of colons and semi-colons.
I have been finding too many contradictory sources on the use of colons versus semicolons, and now can remember neither quite right.