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rectum

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈrek.təm/ specialized
the lowest end of the bowels, down which solid waste travels before leaving the body through the anus
Translations of “rectum”
in Arabic مُستَقيم…
in Korean 직장…
in Malaysian rektum, dubur…
in French rectum…
in Turkish kalın bağırsak, vücudun boşaltım sistemi…
in Italian retto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直腸…
in Russian прямая кишка…
in Polish odbytnica…
in Vietnamese trực tràng…
in Spanish recto…
in Portuguese reto…
in Thai ช่องทวารหนัก…
in German der Mastdarm…
in Catalan recte…
in Japanese 直腸…
in Indonesian usus besar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直肠…
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