proctologist


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proc·tol·o·gy

 (prŏk-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proctologist - a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
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Translations

proc·tol·o·gist

n. proctólogo-a, especialista en proctología.
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If you do have a recurrence of the symptoms you may be sent to a proctologist, only to discover that these specialists too often lack sensitivity to LGBTQ issues, ask for only limited sexual history, and perform a superficial physical examination.
Now grown up, Kyle (Owen Wilson) is a male model with millions of dollars in the bank, while Peter (Ed Helms) is divorced, embittered and struggling to make ends meet as a proctologist. Out of the blue, Kyle and Peter learn that not only is their dad not dead, but their mother isn't even sure who he is.
Now grown up, Kyle (Owen Wilson) is a successful male model while Peter (Ed Helms) is struggling to make ends meet as a proctologist. Out of the blue, Kyle and Peter learn that their father didn't die.
Now grown up, Kyle (Owen Wilson) is a male model with millions of dollars in the bank while Peter (Ed Helms) is divorced, embittered and struggling to make ends meet as a proctologist.
This doctor is not a proctologist, but he managed a fair impression of one as he tore into these idiots.
Confirmed HIV-infected patients undergoing treatment with the gynecologist and proctologist at the clinic were invited to participate in the study, regardless of their signs and symptoms of STI.
Arbeloa replaced Cristiano Ronaldo, a guy who regards being substituted with the same warmness as you'd greet a proctologist saying "Just bend over for me please."
Proctologist: Think scrubs spattered with chocolate sauce and decorated with a smeared peanut butter handprint.
([section]) Of these patients, 1 HIV negative and 2 HIV positive patients were from 1 proctologist referral practice.
I wouldn't want to be a proctologist either, and I hear they are loaded.
Indeed, we now recognise that, although undoubtedly most commonly affecting the terminal ileum, Crohn's disease can be found anywhere along the alimentary tract from the dental surgeon finding lesions in the patient's mouth to the proctologist seeing it involving the anal canal and fistulating, through multiple openings, into the perianal skin.
In fact, the repair garage provided an estimate of the car repair costs before proceeding, but the hospital, proctologist, and surgeon did not provide an estimate of their charges.