- 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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before a vowel proct-
- indicating the anus or rectumproctology
Word Origin for procto-
from Greek prōktos
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- Anus or rectum:proctalgia.
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