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colorectum

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

medical Definition of colorectum

plural colorectums or colorecta play \-tə\
: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 Medicine10 Sept. 2013

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