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colorectal

[koh-luh-rek-tl] /ˌkoʊ ləˈrɛk tl/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
pertaining to or involving the colon and rectum:
colorectal cancer.
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colorectal

/ˌkəʊləʊˈrɛktəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the colon and rectum
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Word Origin and History for color-ectal

colorectal

adj.

by 1918, from comb. form of colon (n.2) + rectal.

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color-ectal in Medicine

colorectal co·lo·rec·tal (kō'lə-rěk'təl)
adj.
Relating to the colon and the rectum, or to the entire large bowel.

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