PROCT

procto-

a combining form meaning “anus,” “rectum,” used in the formation of compound words: proctoscope.
Also, especially before a vowel, proct-.


Origin:
< Greek prōkto-, combining form of prōktós

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procto- or (before a vowel) proct-
 
combining form
indicating the anus or rectum: proctology
 
[from Greek prōktos]
 
proct- or (before a vowel) proct-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek prōktos]

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procto- or proct-
pref.
Anus or rectum: proctalgia.

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