Rectum. The last part of the large intestine that connects to the anus.


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Rectum: The distal segment of the Large Intestine, between the Sigmoid Colon and the Anal Canal.2

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  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary

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