Definition of rect

 (Entry 1 of 3)

variants: or recti-

Definition of rect- (Entry 2 of 3)

: straight, right rectilineal rectangular
variants: or recto-

Definition of rect- (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : rectum rectocele
2 : rectal and rectoabdominal

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History and Etymology for rect

Combining form (1)

Latin rectus

Combining form (2)

New Latin rectum

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“Rect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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