anal verge


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verge

 [verj]
a circumference or ring.
anal verge the opening of the anus on the surface of the body.

a·nal verge

the transitional zone between the moist, hairless, modified skin of the anal canal and the perianal skin.

anal verge

Etymology: L, anus + vergere, to bend
the area between the anal canal and the perianal skin.

anal verge

An unofficial name for the distal end of the anal canal, in which the puckered folds are in opposition to each other.

a·nal verge

(ā'năl vĕrj)
The transitional zone between the moist, hairless, modified skin of the anal canal and the perianal skin.

verge

a circumference or ring.

anal verge
the opening of the anus on the surface of the body.
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Through the anterior puncture in front of the anus, 5-10 ml solution is then infiltrated subdermally on each side at the level of the anal verge to secure superficial analgesia.
Miles Jones stated that the bruise on Trentadue's anal verge was most likely the result of Trentadue having been kicked.
In most cases, the diagnosis can be made by visual inspection of the anal verge with the patient in the prone jackknife position.