procto-clysis

proctoclysis

[prok-tok-luh-sis]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the slow, continuous introduction of a solution into the rectum to improve fluid intake.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see procto-, clysis

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proctoclysis proc·toc·ly·sis (prŏk-tŏk'lĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. proc·toc·ly·ses (-sēz')
The slow, continuous, drop-by-drop administration of saline solution into the rectum and sigmoid colon. Also called Murphy drip.

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