rectal venous plexus

noun

Medical Definition of rectal venous plexus

: a plexus of veins that surrounds the rectum and empties especially into the rectal veins

called also rectal plexus

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“Rectal venous plexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rectal%20venous%20plexus. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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