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proctoclysis

noun proc·toc·ly·sis \ präk-ˈtäk-lə-səs \

medical Definition of proctoclysis

plural proctoclyses play \-ˌsēz\
:slow injection of large quantities of a fluid (as a solution of salt) into the rectum in supplementing the liquid intake of the body

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