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proc·tol·o·gist

(prok-tol'ŏ-jist),
A specialist in proctology.

proc·tol·o·gist

(prok-tol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in proctology.

proctologist

(prok-tol'o-jist) [ proctology + -ist]
A dated term for a surgeon whose practice is restricted to the rectum and anus.
See: colorectal surgeon
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The root cause is often a condition known as anal fissures--even if your proctologist can't pinpoint it.
If the proctologist, surgeon, or anesthesiologist had made an error, I could have ended up dead, seriously injured, or in excruciating pain.
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.
An improv comic takes an audience member's suggestion (for instance, to name a type of doctor) and in an instant creates a gag around that suggestion (usually involving a proctologist).
The companion chapter, "The Impotent Man," contains no illustrations of various stages of a flaccid penis, nor does it include a depiction of penetration of the male body, by a proctologist's or some other doctor's finger.
I carried the brief case to interview murderers in jail, watched jury trials, appellate arguments, and heard law discussed at the supper table - unlike an attorney/friend who said he became a lawyer because his father was a proctologist and seldom discussed his work at the supper table.
Jeffrey Runge is indeed a "doctor" he must be a proctologist. Because when it comes to the auto industry he has a knack for pulling things out of his...uh...his hat.
I ain't about to expose my best side to an irked mother goat and send some proctologist to the Caribbean as a result."
For the proctologist's inspection: the fresh graves of poets
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.
Corporations are hierarchical organizations in competitive environments that make transparency anathema; they are opaque, making secret and often unaccountable decisions, with phalanxes of highly paid lawyers to protect them; meanwhile, they demand transparency of everyone else in their environment--especially consumers (who can feel like they have visited a proctologist just by applying for a mortgage), but also entire nations subjected to the prying eyes of the IMF and the World Bank.
When asked, "Where do you get your information?" Ana Mendieta answers: "We're a large, powerful, anonymous group and that means that we could be anyone, anywhere - like Leo Castelli's proctologist, Mary Boone's plastic surgeon...or Carl Andre's next girlfriend." (The real Ana Mendieta was Carl Andre's wife.