proctosigmoidectomy

noun
proc·​to·​sig·​moid·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌpräk-tō-ˌsig-mȯid-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce proctosigmoidectomy (audio) \
plural proctosigmoidectomies

Medical Definition of proctosigmoidectomy

: complete or partial surgical excision of the rectum and sigmoid colon

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“Proctosigmoidectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proctosigmoidectomy. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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