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The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.

[Greek prōktos, anus + -logy.]

proc′to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), proc′to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
proc′to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
proc·tol′o·gist n.


(Anatomy) relating to proctology
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Tenders are invited for establishment of the system of fire alarm and system of internal warning of people about the fire in the building of the proctologic building and the neurological building of the municipal non-profit enterprise of the lviv regional council lviv regional clinical hospital , at the address lviv, st.
Schapiro, "Low back and rectal pain from an orthopedic and proctologic viewpoint with a review of 180 cases," The American Journal of Surgery, vol.
Forte, "Olfactory hallucinations as a proctologic manifestation of early schizophrenia," The American Journal of Surgery, vol.
About 30 to 40 percent of the population suffer from proctologic pathologies at least once in their lives10 and anal fissures affect about 10% of them.11