proctitis

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proc·ti·tis

 (prŏk-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the rectum or anus.

[Greek prōktos, anus + -itis.]

proctitis

(prɒkˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) the inflammation of the rectum

proctitis

Inflammation of the anus and rectum, caused by, for example, intestinal infection, injury, and allergy.
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Noun1.proctitis - inflammation of the rectum; marked by bloody stools and a frequent urge to defecate; frequently associated with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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proc·ti·tis

n. proctitis, infl. de la mucosa del recto y del ano.

proctitis

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