rectum Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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rectumnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈrek.təm/ specialized
the ​lowest end of the ​bowels, down which ​solidwastetravels before ​leaving the ​body through the anus
(Definition of rectum from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rectumnoun [C]

 us   /ˈrek·təm/
the ​lowest end of the ​bowels, through which ​excrementpasses as it ​leaves the ​body
rectal
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈrek·təl/
She took the baby’s ​temperature with a rectal ​thermometer.
(Definition of rectum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rectum”
in Korean 직장…
in Arabic مُستَقيم…
in Malaysian rektum, dubur…
in French rectum…
in Russian прямая кишка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直腸…
in Italian retto…
in Turkish kalın bağırsak, vücudun boşaltım sistemi…
in Polish odbytnica…
in Spanish recto…
in Vietnamese trực tràng…
in Portuguese reto…
in Thai ช่องทวารหนัก…
in German der Mastdarm…
in Catalan recte…
in Japanese 直腸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直肠…
in Indonesian usus besar…
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