proctorrhaphy

[prŏk-tôrə-fē]

n.

Surgical suturing of a lacerated rectum or anus.

Nearby words

  1. proctoplegia,
  2. proctoptosia,
  3. proctor,
  4. proctorial,
  5. proctorially,
  6. proctorrhea,
  7. proctoscope,
  8. proctoscopic,
  9. proctoscopy,
  10. proctosigmoidectomy


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