proctopexy

noun

proc·​to·​pexy ˈpräk-tə-ˌpek-sē How to pronounce proctopexy (audio)
plural proctopexies
: the suturing of the rectum to an adjacent structure (as the sacrum)

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“Proctopexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proctopexy. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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