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rect(o)-

 
word element [L.], rectum. See also words beginning proct(o)-.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

recto-

, rect-
The rectum.
See also: procto-.
[L. rectum, fr. rectus, straight]
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recto-

, rect-
Combining forms denoting the rectum.
See also: procto-
[L. rectum, fr. rectus, straight]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rect-

prefix denoting straight.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005