[ prok-tol-uh-jee ]
/ prɒkˈtɒl ə dʒi /
the branch of medicine dealing with the rectum and anus.
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OTHER WORDS FROM proctologyproc·to·log·ic [prok-tl-oj-ik], /ˌprɒk tlˈɒdʒ ɪk/, proc·to·log·i·cal, adjectiveproc·tol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for proctology
/ (prɒkˈtɒlədʒɪ) /
the branch of medical science concerned with the rectum
Derived forms of proctologyproctological (ˌprɒktəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveproctologist, noun
Word Origin for proctology
from Greek prōktos rectum + -ology
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Medical definitions for proctology
[ prŏk-tŏl′ə-jē ]
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus.
Other words from proctologyproc′to•log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk) adj.proc•tol′o•gist n.
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Scientific definitions for proctology
[ prŏk-tŏl′ə-jē ]
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.
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