proctotomy

noun
proc·​tot·​o·​my | \ präk-ˈtät-ə-mē How to pronounce proctotomy (audio) \
plural proctotomies

Medical Definition of proctotomy

: surgical incision into the rectum

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“Proctotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/proctotomy. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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