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Pronunciation: ko'lo-prok-ti'tis

Definition: Inflammation of both colon and rectum.

Synonym(s): colorectitis, proctocolitis, rectocolitis

[colo- + G. proktos, anus (rectum), + -itis, inflammation]

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