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rectal

 [rek´tal]
pertaining to the rectum.

rec·tal

(rek'tăl),
Relating to the rectum.

rectal

/rec·tal/ (rek´tal) pertaining to the rectum.

rectal

(rĕk′təl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or situated near the rectum.

rec′tal·ly adv.

recta, rectal

See rectum.

rectal

adjective Pertaining to the rectum.
 
noun A popular term for a digital rectal examination, see there.

rectal

adjective Pertaining to the rectum noun A popular term for a digital rectal examination, see there.

rec·tal

(rek'tăl)
Relating to the rectum.

rectal

Pertaining to the RECTUM.

rectal

pertaining to the rectum.

rectal examination
digital (in small animals) or manual examination of the visceral contents of the posterior abdomen for the purposes of diagnosis, in cattle and horses especially of pregnancy. See also rectum, proctoscopy.
rectal fistula
see rectovaginal fistula.
rectal impaction
see fecal impaction.
rectal inflammation
rectal massage
massage of the accessory sex glands, a method of semen collection in dogs.
rectal paralysis
occurs especially in cows and mares in late pregnancy. No feces are passed and the rectum is distended with feces, and there is no peristalsis during their manual removal. Dogs may show posterior paresis.
rectal polyp
see colorectal polyp.
rectal probe
used in pregnancy diagnosis in ewes and in electroejaculation.
rectal rupture
the wall is perforated into the peritoneal cavity. Death occurs quickly as a result of endotoxic shock because of the absorption of enteric toxins through the peritoneum.
rectal stricture
stenosis of the rectum occurs in dogs, presumably resulting from trauma and anorectal disease, and in pigs following local ulceration caused by infection with Salmonella spp. Abnormal abdominal distention, small diameter feces and straining result.
rectal tear
most common in mares in association with manual rectal examinations. The mucosa is damaged but the wall is not ruptured. Leads to perirectal abscessation and subsequent peritonitis.
rectal temperature
see rectal temperature.
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