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pectenosis

noun pec·te·no·sis \ ˌpek-tə-ˈnō-səs \

medical Definition of pectenosis

plural pectenoses play \-ˈnō-ˌsēz\ or pectenosises
: 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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of very fine texture or delicate form

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