proctectomy

noun

proc·​tec·​to·​my präk-ˈtek-tə-mē How to pronounce proctectomy (audio)
plural proctectomies
: surgical excision of the rectum

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“Proctectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proctectomy. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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