Definition of colorectal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkōlōˈrekt(ə)l/


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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Syllabification: co·lo·rec·tal

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