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Medical Term:

proctococcypexy

Pronunciation: prok'to-kok'si-pek'se

Definition: Suture of a prolapsing rectum to the tissues anterior to the coccyx.

Synonym(s): rectococcypexy

[procto- + G. kokkyx, coccyx, + pexis, fixation]

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