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adj \ˈān-əl\

Medical Definition of ANAL

:  of, relating to, or situated near the anus
a :  of, relating to, or characterized by the stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory during which the child is concerned especially with its feces b :  of, relating to, or characterized by personality traits (as parsimony, meticulousness, and ill humor) considered typical of fixation at the anal stage of development—compare genital 3, oral 3, phallic 2
anal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb


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