proctovalvotomy

[ prŏk′tō-văl-vŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision of the rectal valves.

Nearby words

  1. proctospasm,
  2. proctostenosis,
  3. proctostomy,
  4. proctotomy,
  5. proctotresia,
  6. procumbent,
  7. procurable,
  8. procuracy,
  9. procurance,
  10. procuration


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