Rectum

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

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

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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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References

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

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