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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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The rectal probe will then help identify the rectum and the dissected uterosacral ligaments in their respective planes.
The rectal probe remained in place for continued monitoring until Tre returned to within 1.
unkeyable] A Federal court upheld a mandate at Washington state's control units that every prisoner entering and leaving would be subject to a rectal probe, supposedly to search for contraband--even though more than 2,000 such probes had been conducted without ever finding any contraband.
Optional add-ons to the system include a bi-planar rectal probe for prostate volume studies and prostate brachytherapy, and a wideband, linear probe for verification of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) brachytherapy devices such as ClearPath[TM].
ProUroCare's patented tactile elasticity imaging technology, which uses a handheld pressure-sensing rectal probe and sophisticated image construction software to produce its prostate maps, represents a new imaging modality distinct from traditional ultrasound imaging.
It is important to have a vaginal and rectal probe on hand during laparoscopic repair of enterocele and vaginal vault suspension.
With its 355-degree biplane and rectal probe, the SONOLINE G20 incorporates best-in-class workflow advancements and user-matched ergonomics in a small footprint black-and-white system.
Also, there is no reason why a uterine manipulator or an occasional rectal probe cannot be utilized without transgressing asepsis.
Interchangeable, self-contained oral/axillary and rectal probe wells and probes reduce the risk of cross-contamination and provide for easy cleaning.
By using the TekVet System, researchers will be able to wirelessly track and monitor the core body temperature of their research animals automatically with the accuracy of a rectal probe.
However, once we located the animal and administered a rectal probe, the temperature reading from the TekVet SmartSensor had been exactly right; we had ourselves a sick cow.
Previously, core body temperature data could only be monitored by a rectal probe or through wires inserted down the nose.