TITLE

proctology

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1779
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "proctology" is presented. It refers to the field of medicine which deals with treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.
ACCESSION #
21242226

 

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