periproctitis

[ pĕr′ə-prŏk-tītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the areolar tissue about the rectum.perirectitis

Nearby words

  1. periphrastic,
  2. periphyton,
  3. periplasm,
  4. periporitis,
  5. periproct,
  6. periprostatitis,
  7. peripteral,
  8. periptery,
  9. peripylephlebitis,
  10. perique


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