-proc·ta | \ ˈpräktə \

Definition of -procta 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: animals having a (specified) type of anus in names of higher taxa EntoproctaEctoprocta

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Definition of -procta (Entry 2 of 2)

: animal having a (specified) type of anus or buttocks in generic names of animals Dasyprocta

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History and Etymology for -procta

Noun plural combining form

New Latin, from Greek prōktos

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Greek prōktos

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