πρωκτός

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πρωκτός (prōktós).

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  • IPA(key): /prokˈtos/
  • Hyphenation: πρωκ‧τός

Noun[edit]

πρωκτός (proktósm (plural πρωκτοί)

  1. (anatomy) anus (lower orifice of the alimentary canal through which faeces are ejected)
    Δυστυχώς, οι εξετάσεις δείχνουν ότι πάσχετε από καρκίνο του πρωκτού.Dystychós, oi exetáseis deíchnoun óti páschete apó karkíno tou proktoú.Unfortunately, the tests show that you are suffering from cancer of the anus.

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Further reading[edit]

  • πρωκτός in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]