paraproctium

noun
para·​proc·​tium | \ -ksh(ē)əm \
plural paraproctia\ -​ktēə , -​ksh(ē)ə \

Definition of paraproctium

: the connective tissue adjacent to the rectum

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History and Etymology for paraproctium

New Latin, from para- entry 1 + proct- + -ium

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“Paraproctium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paraproctium. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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