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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 is used to help delineate the rectum from the remaining lesion.
Insert the rectal probe and use it to press the rectum away from the vagina.
In general, the quality of sperm obtained from vibrator use is better than the quality obtained from a rectal probe.
Rectal probe material: polyvinyl chloride; condition: sterile, latex-free, non-pyrogenic; it contains: probe extended without curves with open atraumatic tip with lateral holes 1-2; calibre fr: 30; length: 40 centimeter (s);
Interchangeable, self-contained oral/axillary and rectal probe wells and probes reduce the risk of cross-contamination and provide for easy cleaning.
600 800 2000 2300 2000 2300; suction probes; Tienam probes; rectal probe.
Previously, core body temperature data could only be monitored by a rectal probe or through wires inserted down the nose.
WSIP-AG-13) Lot-1 Procurement of Ultra Sound scanner with rectal probes for Mobile Diagnostic Vans for fertility and health camps for veterinary institutions under animal husbandry Department.
The vaginal and rectal probes are enclosed in a rubber or plastic sheath and properly lubricated before they are introduced.
Biofeedback involves monitoring of the PFEs by vaginal, perineal, or rectal probes and relaying this information back to the resident via a computer screen or printout.
If that sounds a tad sentimental from a guy who gave the world alien rectal probes and sexually confused family pets, it's perfectly in character.
Our biggest worry now--and here we all agree--is the little green men in the UFOs with their fearsome rectal probes.