rectal

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adjective rec·tal \ˈrek-təl\

Definition of rectal

  1. :  relating to, affecting, or being near the rectum rectal walls rectal cancer

rectally

adverb

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First Known Use of rectal

1826


RECTAL Defined for English Language Learners

rectal

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adjective

Definition of rectal for English Language Learners

  • medical : relating to, affecting, or located near the rectum


Medical Dictionary

rectal

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adjective rec·tal \ˈrek-təl\

Medical Definition of rectal

  1. :  relating to, affecting, or being near the rectum rectal bleeding

rectally

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