How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"procto" is from "proktos" (rectum) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "rectum" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Gravity brings the water from the jug through the small tube into the proctoscope and into the colon.|
|The number of complications increases progressively after repeated proctoplasty.|