How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"recto" is from "rectus" (straight) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 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
|The vast majority are found in the rectosigmoid|
|Rectoplasty was performed on six patients.|