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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. the slow, continuous introduction of a solution into the rectum to improve fluid intake.
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Origin of proctoclysis

From New Latin; see origin at procto-, clysis
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proctoclysis in Medicine


n. pl. proc•toc•ly•ses (-sēz′)
  1. The slow, continuous, drop-by-drop administration of saline solution into the rectum and sigmoid colon.Murphy drip
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