The medical term for a lazy colon is colonic inertia. A patient who has serious constipation without an obvious illness that causes constipation is likely to have a lazy colon. More » Science Human Anatomy

Common causes of laziness include a lack of energy, focusing on short-term pleasure instead of long-term consequences, and losing motivational sources. Other possible causes include an abundance of resources, genetics an... More »

Surgery may work to treat lazy eye, or amblyopia, but other, less invasive treatments are more common, according to WebMD. The easiest way to treat lazy eye is to have the child wear a patch over the opposite, healthy ey... More » Health Vision

The normal human colon is about 5 feet long. Its main purpose is to hold and dry out waste material produced by digestion. The gut flora in the colon break down materials that remain unabsorbed. More » Science Human Anatomy

The medical term for toes is phalanges, which is plural, and phalanx when referencing a single toe. The term was coined by Greek philosopher Aristotle 384-322 .B.C. Phalanges also refers to fingers. More »

The medical term that pertains to the neck is "cervical," and the medical term that refers to the arms is "appendicular." According to, the term "cervix" refers to the neck or any neck-like part of an orga... More »

The medical term that describes the area underneath the skin is "subcutaneous tissue." This area is also called the hypoderm, the subcutis, the hypodermis and the superficial fascia. Subcutaneous tissue is sometimes cons... More »