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proctology

 [prok-tol´o-je]
the branch of medicine concerned with disorders of the rectum and anus. adj., adj proctolog´ic.

proc·tol·o·gy

(prok-tol'ŏ-jē),
Surgical specialty concerned with the anus and rectum and their diseases.
[procto- + G. logos, study]

proctology

/proc·tol·o·gy/ (prok-tol´ah-je) the branch of medicine concerned with disorders of the rectum and anus.proctolog´ic

proctology

(prŏk-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.

proc′to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), proc′to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
proc′to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
proc·tol′o·gist n.

proctology

[proktol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, proktos + logos, science
the branch of medicine concerned with treating disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus.

proc·tol·o·gy

(prok-tol'ŏ-jē)
Surgical specialty concerned with the anus and rectum and their diseases.
[procto- + G. logos, study]

proctology

The branch of medicine concerned with the disorders of the lower (sigmoid) colon, the rectum and the anus.

proctology

the branch of veterinary medicine concerned with disorders of the rectum and anus.
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While treating the hemorrhoids, some popular remedies may be used only with a recommendation and under the supervision of a proctologist, and, as a rule, only in addition to the basic course of treatment.
Kozinski and other judges demurred: "Judicial opinions, memoranda to colleagues, phone calls to your proctologist, faxes to your bank, e-mails to your law clerks, prescriptions you fill online--you must agree that bureaucrats are entitled to monitor and record them all," wrote Kozinski in attacking the policy.
Once was back in the late 70s, when I received a letter from the agent of Petula Clark, instructing me to do something with my head that would not be not approved of by the Royal Society of Proctologists.
The Podiatrists thought it was a step forward, but the Urologists were pissed off at the whole idea The Anesthesiologists thought the whole idea was a gas, and the Cardiologists didn't have the heart to say no In the end, the Proctologists won out, leaving the entire decision up to the anuses in Washington (E-mail, 2009)
In the last Kickshaws, William Brandt listed medical consultants Seymour Butts and Ben Dover as proctologists.
Some of the most appropriate are an absence of waiters, a gross of farts, a spread of nymphomaniacs and a buttload of proctologists, but there's one with which I really can't agree.