anorectal junction

(redirected from junctio anorectalis)

a·no·rec·tal junc·tion

[TA]
transition from rectum to anal canal; corresponds to the perineal flexure, or the level at which the gut perforates the pelvic diaphragm; here the rectal ampulla narrows abruptly into a narrow slip.
Synonym(s): junctio anorectalis [TA]

anorectal junction

(1) Anorectal line; linea anorectalis [NA6, NH3]; dentate line, pectinate line. 
(2) Anocutaneous line; linea anocutanea [NH3].