prerectal


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pre·rec·tal

(prē-rek'tăl),
Anterior to or preceding the rectum.
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prerectal

(prē-rĕk′tăl) [L. prae, before, + rectus, straight]
Located in front of the rectum.
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If the dissection is continued too superiorly, the prerectal fascia is transected and the vagina may be entered.