Medical Dictionary

pectenosis

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noun pec·te·no·sis \ˌpek-tə-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of pectenosis

plural

pectenoses

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pectenosises

  1. :  a condition that affects the middle third of the anal canal and is characterized by the formation of a thick hardened ring of fibrous tissue with resulting stenosis and contracture


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