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rectal

 [rek´tal]
pertaining to the rectum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

rec·tal

(rek'tăl),
Relating to the rectum.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

rectal

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

rec′tal·ly adv.
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rectal

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

adjective Pertaining to the rectum noun A popular term for a digital rectal examination, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

rec·tal

(rek'tăl)
Relating to the rectum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rectal

Pertaining to the RECTUM.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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