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colorectal

[ koh-luh-rek-tl ]
/ ˌkoʊ ləˈrɛk tl /
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adjective Anatomy.
pertaining to or involving the colon and rectum: colorectal cancer.
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Origin of colorectal

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British Dictionary definitions for colorectal

colorectal
/ (ˌkəʊləʊˈrɛktəl) /

adjective
of or relating to the colon and rectum
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for colorectal

colorectal
[ kō′lə-rĕktəl ]

adj.
Relating to the colon and the rectum, or to the entire large bowel.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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