colorectal

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adjective co·lo·rec·tal \ˌkō-lō-ˈrek-təl\

Definition of colorectal

  1. :  relating to or affecting the colon and rectum colorectal cancer

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First Known Use of colorectal

1889


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colorectal

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Definition of colorectal for English Language Learners

  • medical : of or relating to the lower part of the large intestine : of or relating to the colon and the rectum


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colorectal

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adjective co·lo·rec·tal \ˌkō-lə-ˈrek-təl, ˌkäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of colorectal

  1. :  relating to or affecting the colon and the rectum colorectal cancer

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