proctocolitis etymology

English word proctocolitis comes from English colitis ((pathology) inflammation of the colon.), English procto- (Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.)

Detailed word origin of proctocolitis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
colitis English (eng) (pathology) inflammation of the colon.
procto- English (eng) Dealing with the colon, rectum and anus.
proctocolitis English (eng) (pathology) The inflammation of the rectum and colon.

Words with the same origin as proctocolitis

Descendants of procto-
proctalgia proctectomy proctitis proctocele proctocolectomy proctocracy proctography proctology proctoscope proctosigmoidoscopy proctosurgery proctosurgical proctotomy