anal fistula n.
A fistula opening at or near the anus, usually into the rectum above the internal sphincter.
- Anal orifice
anal orifice anal orifice n. See anus.
- Anal intercourse
noun a form of sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the anus
- Anal pecten
anal pecten anal pecten n. The middle third of the anal canal.
- Anal personality
anal personality anal personality [(ayn-l)] A popular term for “anal retentive personality,” a personality marked by excessive orderliness, extreme meticulousness, and often suspicion and reserve. According to psychoanalysis, an anal personality is formed in early childhood as a result of efforts to control bowel movements. (See anal stage, genital stage, and oral stage; compare oral […]