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A Florida man hid over $1,000 in cash inside his rectum after he was pulled over Saturday in car full of drugs and drug paraphernalia, deputies said.
To explain: His co-workers got the big ol’ armchair for Tanner back in 2014, to make sitting down a little less of a pain, following surgery to remove a cantaloupe-sized tumor between his rectum and his prostate.
As for adults, many still use it around their genitals or rectum to prevent chafing or sweating, says Mary Jane Minkin, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive services at Yale School of Medicine.
This involves inflammation from the rectum, through the lower colon, and into the descending colon.
After having three surgeries to remove his large intestine and rectum, linebacker Michael Mauti is getting another chance to play in the NFL.
Howard and two other white football players had been accused of shoving a coat hanger into the rectum of a mentally disabled black teammate in a locker room in October 2015.
Almost all colorectal cancers start out as a benign colon polyp, a clump of cells that forms on the lining of your colon or rectum, says Dr. Grady.
Unscathed (for reasons beyond my ken) include baptisia, clematis recta, and of course the sturdy-as-stone conifers.
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Origin and Etymology of rectum
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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medical : the end of the tube in your body that helps digest food : the last part of the large intestine
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