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of, relating to, or for the rectum.
of or relating to the rectum

rectal rec·tal (rěk’təl)
Of, relating to, or situated near the rectum.
Plural rectums or recta
The last section of the digestive tract, extending from the colon to the anus, in which feces is stored for elimination from the body.

rectal adjective


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