Definition of Colorectal

1. Adjective. Relating to or affecting the colon and the rectum. "Most colorectal cancers arise from adenomatous polyps"

Partainyms: Colon, Rectum



Definition of Colorectal

1. Adjective. (medicine) Of or pertaining to the colon, rectum, or both. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colorectal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Colorectal

1. Pertaining to or affecting the colon and rectum. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colorectal

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colorectal (current term)
colorectal cancer
colorectal surgeon
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Literary usage of Colorectal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guidelines for the Evaluation of Virtual Terminal Implementations by Carol A. Edgar (1993)
"In addition, colonoscopy has been shown to decrease colorectal cancer ... Screening People at Increased Risk Family History of colorectal Cancer There is ..."

2. Digestive Diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1995)
"Because the causes of colorectal cancer have not been identified, a satisfactory approach to primary prevention is not yet available. ..."

3. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Sensitivity of guaiac-impregnated cards for the detection of colorectal neoplasia. ... Bleeding patterns in colorectal cancer: the effect of aspirin and the ..."

4. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"The proportion of colorectal cancers diagnosed as advanced disease has been ... These efforts must be maintained, if deaths from colorectal cancer are to ..."

5. Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership by Proctor P. Reid, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2005)
"Disease-Based Simulation Model colorectal cancer is currently the second leading ... There arc more than a million deaths per year from colorectal cancer, ..."

6. Asbestos: Selected Cancers by Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"The age- standardized death rate from colorectal cancer decreased by an average of 1.8% per year from 1984 to 2002. The decreasing mortality reflects both ..."

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