Medical Dictionary

colorectum

play
noun co·lo·rec·tum \ˌkō-lə-ˈrek-təm, ˌkäl-ə-\

Medical Definition of colorectum

plural

colorectums

or

colorecta

\-tə\ play
  1. :  the colon and the rectum Similar risks across time intervals were observed among participants with a history of adenoma in the proximal colon or distal colorectum.—Reiko Nishihara et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 10 Sept. 2013


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up colorectum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!