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periproct

[ per-uh-prokt ]
/ ˈpɛr əˌprɒkt /
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noun
(in certain echinoids) that part of the body surface bordering the anus.
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Origin of periproct

1875–80; peri- + -proct<Greek prōktós anus

OTHER WORDS FROM periproct

per·i·proc·tal, per·i·proc·tic, per·i·proc·tous, adjective
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