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1. ascending

adjective. ['əˈsɛndɪŋ'] moving or going or growing upward.

Synonyms

  • up
  • acclivitous
  • ascendent
  • highflying
  • uphill
  • rising
  • ascensive
  • scandent
  • upward
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • down
  • fall
  • deflate
  • stand still

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Words that Rhyme with Ascending Colon

  • semi-colon
  • ;semi-colon
  • margolin
  • swollen
  • stolen
  • tolen
  • tolan
  • solon
  • solan
  • rolon
  • rolen
  • rolan
  • polen
  • polan
  • nolan
  • molen
  • holen
  • holan
  • golan
  • folan
  • dollan
  • dolen
  • dolan
  • :colon
  • colen
  • colan
  • bowlen
  • bolon
  • bolen
  • bolan

Example sentences of the word ascending-colon


1. Noun Phrase
Bet you haven't given your ascending colon much thought lately, right?

2. Noun Phrase
And some of those diseases may impair the way your ascending colon works.

3. Noun Phrase
Diverticulitis is another disease that can affect the ascending colon.

2. ascending

noun. ['əˈsɛndɪŋ'] the act of changing location in an upward direction.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • mount
  • levitation
  • ascension
  • motion
  • soar
  • zoom
  • climb
  • ascent
  • rise
  • move
  • heaving

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • natural depression
  • hop out

3. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.

Synonyms

  • sigmoid colon
  • large intestine
  • descending colon
  • ascending colon
  • vena sigmoideus
  • sigmoid vein
  • transverse colon
  • sigmoid flexure

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter).

Synonyms

  • punctuation mark

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos.

Synonyms

  • El Salvadoran colon
  • El Salvadoran monetary unit

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos.

Synonyms

  • Costa Rican monetary unit
  • Costa Rican colon

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. Colon

noun. a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal.

Synonyms

  • Republic of Panama
  • Aspinwall
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