proctosigmoidectomy


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proctosigmoidectomy

 [prok″to-sig″moi-dek´to-me]
excision of the rectum and sigmoid colon; rectosigmoidectomy.
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proc·to·sig·moi·dec·to·my

(prok'tō-sig'moy-dek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the rectum and sigmoid colon.
[procto- + sigmoid, + G. ektomē, excision]
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proctosigmoidectomy

(prŏk′tō-sĭg′moi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the rectum and the sigmoid colon.
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proc·to·sig·moi·dec·to·my

(prok'tō-sig'moyd-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the rectum and sigmoid colon.
[procto- + sigmoid, + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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