rectosigmoid

noun

rec·​to·​sig·​moid ˌrek-tō-ˈsig-ˌmȯid How to pronounce rectosigmoid (audio)
: the distal part of the sigmoid colon and the proximal part of the rectum

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“Rectosigmoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rectosigmoid. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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