Inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the rectum. Also called rectitis.

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  • proctitis — f. anat. patol. Inflamación que se produce en el recto, ya sea a causa de una infección o de una irritación de carácter sanguíneo, como las hemorroides. Generalmente, produce defecación dolorosa, sanguinolenta o diarreica. También se denomina… …   Diccionario médico

  • Proctitis — Proc*ti tis, n. [NL., from Gr. ? anus + itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the rectum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proctitis — Infobox Disease Name = Proctitis Caption = DiseasesDB = 25171 ICD10 = ICD10|K|51|2|k|50, ICD10|K|62|7|k|55, ICD10|K|62|8|k|55 ICD9 = ICD9|098.7, ICD9|556.2, ICD9|569.49 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001139 eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 487 …   Wikipedia

  • Proctitis — Inflammation of the rectum. This may be due to a considerable number of causes, among them infectious agents and ulcerative colitis. Infectious proctitis is often due to agents such as Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrheae (the bacteria… …   Medical dictionary

  • proctitis — n. inflammation of the rectum. Symptoms are ineffectual straining to empty the bowels (tenesmus), diarrhoea, and often bleeding. Proctitis is invariably present in ulcerative colitis and sometimes in Crohn s disease, but may occur independently… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • proctitis — /prok tuy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the rectum and anus. [PROCT + ITIS] * * * ▪ pathology       acute inflammatory infection of the anus and rectum. The most common cause of proctitis is the direct inoculation of pathogenic microorganisms… …   Universalium

  • proctitis — noun An inflammation of the anus and the lining of the rectum. See Also: proctology, proctologist …   Wiktionary

  • proctitis — ► femenino MEDICINA Inflamación del recto …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • proctitis — n. inflammation of the rectum and anus (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proctitis — [prɒk tʌɪtɪs] noun Medicine inflammation of the rectum and anus. Origin C19: from Gk prōktos anus + itis …   English new terms dictionary

  • proctitis — proc·ti·tis …   English syllables

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