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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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