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What does PROCTO- stand for?

PROCTO- stands for Rectum (Prefix)

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If we see, on the other hand, that the endometriosis is either invading or firmly attached to the rectal muscularis propria, we know that chances of successfully scraping the lesion(s) off the rectum will be very low.
Sigmoidoscopy Sigmoidoscopy (SIG-moy-DAH-skuh-pee) enables the physician to look at the inside of the large intestine from the rectum through the last part of the colon, called the sigmoid colon.
CLEVELAND -- For the one in 18 men and women who will be diagnosed with cancer of the colon and rectum during their lifetime and over 150,000 people diagnosed on a yearly basis, today's genetic research news offers some optimism.