recti-


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recti-

(word root) straight
Examples of words with the root recti-: rectify
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recti-

or before a vowel

rect-

combining form
straight or right: rectilinear; rectangle.
[from Latin rectus]
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rec•ti

(ˈrɛk taɪ)

n.
pl. of rectus.

recti-

a combining form meaning “right,” “straight”: rectilinear.
[< Late Latin rēcti-, comb. form of Latin rēctus right]
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[5.] Fiorelli Intermittent exotropia: comparative surgical results of lateral recti- recession and monocular recess-resect.