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proctitis

[prok-tahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the rectum and anus.
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Origin of proctitis

proct- + -itis
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Examples from the Web for proctitis

Historical Examples

  • Can any one that suffers from proctitis, etc., have a natural stool?

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison

  • Chronic constipation is the result of proctitis and colitis.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison

  • These hypertrophied tabs or folds, like pruritus ani, are symptoms of proctitis.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison

  • All cases of proctitis are more or less accompanied by constipation and diarrhea.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison

  • There is a legion of secondary symptoms of proctitis, all of which medical empiricism considers and denominates causes.

    Intestinal Ills

    Alcinous Burton Jamison


proctitis in Medicine

proctitis

(prŏk-tītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the rectum or anus.rectitis
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