pecten band

n.

A fibrous induration of the anal pecten that results from a passive congestion or chronic inflammation.

Nearby words

  1. pyrrophyta,
  2. pyrrophyte,
  3. pyruvate,
  4. pyruvate kinase deficiency,
  5. pyruvic,
  6. pyruvic aldehyde,
  7. pyrénées-atlantiques,
  8. pyrénées-orientales,
  9. pythagoras,
  10. pythagoras' theorem


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