anus


anus
The lower opening of the digestive tract, lying in the cleft between the buttocks, through which fecal matter is extruded. SYN: anal orifice. [L.]
- Bartholin a. SYN: opening of aqueduct of midbrain.
- a. cerebri obsolete term for opening of aqueduct of midbrain.
- imperforate a. SYN: anal atresia.
- a. vesicalis rectal emptying into the urinary bladder.
- vesicalis a. (ve-si′kal-is) imperforate a. with urinary bladder opening into the a..
- vestibular a., vulvovaginal a. a congenital malformation in which the a. is imperforate but the rectum opens into the vagina just above the vulva.

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anus 'ā-nəs n, pl anus·es or ani 'ā-(.)nī the posterior opening of the alimentary canal

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n.
the opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal, through which the faeces are discharged. It opens out from the anal canal and is guarded by two sphincters. The anus is closed except during defecation.
anal adj.

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(aґnəs) gen. and pl. aґni [L. “ring, circle”] [TA] the distal or terminal orifice of the digestive tract, located in the gluteal cleft. anal adj

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  • anus — anus …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • anus — [ anys ] n. m. • 1314; mot lat. ♦ Orifice du rectum qui donne passage aux matières fécales. ⇒ fondement; proct(o) ; fam. cul, trou (de balle, du cul). Sphincters de l anus. Fistule à l anus. De l anus. ⇒ anal. ♢ Chir. Anus artificiel : orifice… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • anus — ÁNUS, anusuri, s.n. Orificiu terminal al intestinului gros, care comunică cu exteriorul. – Din fr., lat. anus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 07.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  ÁNUS s. (anat.) (pop.) cur, (reg.) găoază. Trimis de siveco, 14.10.2008. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • anus — (n.) inferior opening of the alimentary canal, 1650s, from O.Fr. anus, from L. anus ring, anus, from PIE root *ano ring. So called for its shape; Cf. Gk. daktylios anus, lit. ring (for the finger), from daktylos finger …   Etymology dictionary

  • ANUS — ANUS, лат. название в анатомии, обозначающее наружное отверстие прямой кишки; врачи под словом А. обычно понимают заднепроходный канал (pars analis recti, canalis analis), представляющий собой узкий проход, соединяющий нижний отдел прямой кишки… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • anus — ánus m DEFINICIJA anat. otvor na kraju debelog crijeva; čmar, šupak SINTAGMA umjetni anus med. kirurški otvor koji izvodi fekalije na površinu kože; nužna mjera kod raznih bolesti (tumor i sl.) ETIMOLOGIJA lat. anus …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • anus — ANUS. s. masc. (On prononce l S.) Terme d Anatomie. On appelle ainsi Le fondement, ou l extrémité de l intestin nommé Rectum, qui se rétrécit et se termine par un orifice étroitement plissé, Avoir une fistule à l anus …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Anus — der; , Ani <aus gleichbed. lat. anus; vgl. ↑anal> After …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • anus — ANUS. s. m. L orifice du fondement. Il ne se dit qu en Medecine. Cet homme avoit une fistule dans l anus …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • anús — anus m. anus. voir ulhet, fondament, trauc dau cuou …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • anus — [ā′nəs] n. pl. anuses or ani [ā′nī΄] [L, ring, anus < IE base * āno , ring] the opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal …   English World dictionary


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