procto-logical

proctology

[prok-tol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of medicine dealing with the rectum and anus.

Origin:
1895–1900; procto- + -logy

proctologic [prok-tl-oj-ik] , proctological, adjective
proctologist, noun
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proctology (prɒkˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medical science concerned with the rectum
 
[from Greek prōktos rectum + -ology]
 
proctological
 
adj
 
proc'tologist
 
n

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proctology
1899, from Gk. proktos "anus" + -logy "study of."
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proctology proc·tol·o·gy (prŏk-tŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus.


proc'to·log'ic (-tə-lŏj'ĭk) adj.
proc·tol'o·gist n.
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proctology   (prŏk-tŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.
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