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colorectal Line breaks: colo|rec¦tal
Pronunciation: /ˌkəʊləʊˈrɛkt(ə)l/

Definition of colorectal in English:


Relating to or affecting the colon and the rectum.
Example sentences
  • A common reason for removing a length of the colon or rectum is colorectal cancer.
  • Cancer of the colon and rectum are often combined as colorectal cancer.
  • It has been demonstrated to produce colorectal, prostate and mammary cancers in rats.

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