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[koh-luh-rek-tl] /ˌkoʊ ləˈrɛk tl/

adjective, Anatomy.
pertaining to or involving the colon and rectum:
colorectal cancer.
of or relating to the colon and rectum

by 1918, from comb. form of colon (n.2) + rectal.

colorectal co·lo·rec·tal (kō’lə-rěk’təl)
Relating to the colon and the rectum, or to the entire large bowel.


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