What does p.r. stand for in medical abbreviation?

What is the medical definition of p.r. abbreviation?

The p.r. abbreviation may have multiplied meanings. However, what does the medical abbreviation p.r. stand for?

What does p.r. medical abbreviation stand for?

In the science & medicine, the meaning of the medical abbreviation p.r. is rectally (per rectum [ Lat.]).

p.r.: rectally (per rectum [ Lat.])

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HMOhealth maintenance organization
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IMIAInternational Medical Informatics Association
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