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colorectum

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

Medical Definition of colorectum

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colorectums

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colorecta

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  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


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