Definition of Proctitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the rectum; marked by bloody stools and a frequent urge to defecate; frequently associated with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Proctitis

1. n. Inflammation of the rectum.

Definition of Proctitis

1. Noun. (pathology) An inflammation of the anus and the lining of the rectum. ¹

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Definition of Proctitis

1. [n -TISES or -TIDES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proctitis

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procreators
procrustean
procrustean bed
procrustean beds
procrusteanize
procrusteanized
procrusteanizes
procrusteanizing
procryptic
procs
proctal
proctalgia
proctectomy
proctitides
proctitis (current term)
proctitises
procto-
proctocele
proctocolectomies
proctocolectomy
proctocolitis
proctocracy
proctodaea
proctodaeum
proctodaeums
proctodea
proctodeum
proctodeums
proctodynia

Literary usage of Proctitis

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1. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1918)
"proctitis Inflammations of the rectum are of three different ... Catarrhal proctitis is usually associated with a colitis higher in the bowel. ..."

2. Diseases of the Stomach and Intestines by Robert Coleman Kemp (1910)
"proctitis The rectum is very liable to bacterial infection, both from within ... proctitis is classified as follows : 1. Acute simple catarrhal proctitis. ..."

3. Diseases of the Rectum and Anus: Designed for Students and Practitioners of by Samuel Goodwin Gant (1902)
"proctitis is acute or chronic. Acute proctitis may be catarrhal, dysenteric, diphtheritic, ... Of chronic proctitis there are two varieties: atrophic and ..."

4. Diseases of the rectum and anus by Samuel Goodwin Gant (1906)
"proctitis is acute or chronic. Acute proctitis may be catarrhal, dysenteric, ... Of chronic proctitis there are two varieties: atrophic and hypertrophic. ..."

5. Gonorrhea in Women: Its Pathology, Symptomatology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Charles Camblos Norris (1913)
"Gonorrheal proctitis is more frequent in women than in men, because of the closer ... proctitis is more often met with in young children as the result of ..."

6. Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Rectum, Anus, and Contiguous Textures by Samuel Goodwin Gant (1896)
"proctitis AND PK RI proctitis. INFLAMMATION of the rectum is not an uncommon ... The acute and chronic varieties of proctitis will he treated under one ..."

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