Recent Examples of rectum from the Web
The 13 cancers found to be connected with obesity include those affecting the brain membranes, esophagus, thyroid, gallbladder, stomach, liver, pancreas, kidneys, colon, and rectum.
Besides the hole in his heart and failing kidneys, Cody was born without a rectum.
During the procedure, patients are sedated as a flexible colonoscope is inserted into the rectum.
After having three surgeries to remove his large intestine and rectum, linebacker Michael Mauti is getting another chance to play in the NFL.
This involves inflammation from the rectum, through the lower colon, and into the descending colon.
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.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of rectum
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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