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periproct

[per-uh-prokt] /ˈpɛr əˌprɒkt/
noun
1.
(in certain echinoids) that part of the body surface bordering the anus.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; peri- + -proct < Greek prōktós anus
Related forms
periproctal, periproctic, periproctous, adjective
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