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procto

[ prok-toh ]
/ ˈprɒk toʊ /
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noun, plural proc·tos.Informal.
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Origin of procto

By shortening

Other definitions for procto (2 of 2)

procto-

a combining form meaning “anus,” “rectum,” used in the formation of compound words: proctoscope.
Also especially before a vowel, proct-.

Origin of procto-

<Greek prōkto-, combining form of prōktós
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British Dictionary definitions for procto

procto-

before a vowel proct-


combining form
indicating the anus or rectumproctology

Word Origin for procto-

from Greek prōktos
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