from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The terminal portion of the large intestine, extending from the sigmoid colon to the anal canal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The terminal part of the large intestine through which feces pass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The terminal part of the large intestine; -- so named because supposed by the old anatomists to be straight. See Illust. under digestive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy and zoology, a terminal section of the intestine, ending in the anus: so called from its comparatively straight course in man; the lower bowel: more fully called intestinum rectum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus
Biology: The lining of the rectum is very thin and a ready route for disease and easy to rupture during the vigorous thrusting of anal sex — easy to contaminate your blood with fecal matter – the sphincter muscle of the anus can be damaged by too many intrusions making one incontinent – hemorrhoids and anal sex are surely incompatible.
Iraqi man with magnet in rectum causes bomb scare at LAX - Boing Boing
At the opened pelvic bone, use a sharp knife to make cuts to free the large intestine and rectum from the pelvic area.
Terry’s outrageous public statements - “A man putting his penis in another man’s rectum is not the basis for civil rights,” he said at his first news conference - had two results.
In 1983, very early in the epidemic, Joseph Sonnabend, MD, famously and courageously said, "the rectum is a sexual organ and it deserves the respect a penis gets and a vagina gets."
A man having a banana shoved into his rectum is a $12 billion a year Business.
The anal canal leads to your rectum, which is also made up of erectile tissue and which, like your anal canal, loves the feeling of being pressed and massaged.
The appliances in general use have one very serious fault, the water is discharged into the lower part of the rectum, which is distended, and thus produces an irritation which often proves injurious, causing and aggravating piles and other rectal troubles.
The lower part of the rectum is a little shorter than the upper part, and begins at the tip of the coccyx and extends down with the same curve as the upper part, terminating at the upper portion of the anal canal.
The rectum is the terminal portion of the intestinal tract.