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recta

(rĕk′tə)
n.
A plural of rectum.

recta, rectal

See rectum.

rec·tum

, pl. rectums, recta (rek'tŭm, -tŭmz, -tă) [TA]
The terminal portion of the digestive tube, extending from the rectosigmoid junction to the anal canal.
[L. rectus, straight, pp. of rego, to make straight]