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 […]
- Anal phase
Psychoanalysis. the second stage of psychosexual development during which the child, usually at two years of age, becomes preoccupied with defecation. anal phase n. In psychoanalytic theory, the stage of psychosexual development occurring early in life, usually around the second year, when a child’s activities, interests, and concerns are centered around the expulsion and retention […]
- Anal pit
anal pit anal pit n. See proctodeum.