rectosigmoid


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rectosigmoid

 [rek″to-sig´moid]
the lower portion of the sigmoid colon and the upper portion of the rectum.

rec·to·sig·moid

(rek'tō-sig'moyd),
The rectum and sigmoid colon considered as a unit; the term is also applied to the junction of the sigmoid colon and rectum.

rectosigmoid

/rec·to·sig·moid/ (rek″to-sig´moid) the terminal portion of the sigmoid colon and the proximal portion of the rectum.

rectosigmoid

(rĕk′tō-sĭg′moid′)
n.
1. The rectum and the sigmoid colon considered as a unit.
2. The junction of the rectum and sigmoid colon.

rectosigmoid

[rek′tōsig′moid]
Etymology: L, rectus + Gk, sigma, the letter S, eidos, form
pertaining to the part of the large intestine that includes the lower part of the sigmoid and the upper part of the rectum.

rec·to·sig·moid

(rek'tō-sig'moyd)
The rectum and sigmoid colon considered as a unit; the term is also applied to the junction of the sigmoid colon and rectum.

rectosigmoid

the lower portion of the sigmoid colon and the upper portion of the rectum.
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