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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

proc·tol·o·gy

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

(prok-tol'ŏ-jē)
Surgical specialty concerned with the anus and rectum and their diseases.
[procto- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

proctology

The branch of medicine concerned with the disorders of the lower (sigmoid) colon, the rectum and the anus.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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