Origin of proctoclysis

From New Latin; see origin at procto-, clysis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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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