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anus

the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
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anus

[′ā·nəs]
(anatomy)
The posterior orifice of the alimentary canal.
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'Previously, it has generally been assumed that oropharyngeal gonorrhoea can only be acquired from an infected penis or anus, not from another man's [throat],' the researchers said.
Hemorrhoids can occur inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external), and are classified into four groups:
Allan grounds us in all things anal by reminding us that the anus was, and remains, a site of contestation and surrounds itself with affects that include shame, anxiety, fear, and paranoia.
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins, similar to varicose veins that occur in the legs, that form in the anus and the lower part of the rectum.
--"Annus Mirabilis (Anus Horribilis)," by Aleksey Lukyanov
The main study variables were anti-HPV 6, 11, 16, 18 serum antibody status (outcome variable) and HPV 6, 11, 16, 18 DNA status in cervix and anus (independent variables).
In colorectal surgery, there are many operations and procedures that require adequate exposure of the anus and perineum.
Sources said police initiated investigations against the suspect after medical findings indicated the forced insertion of an object in the victim's anus, among other injuries.
For our 12-year-old girl who presents an ADK of the anus classified cT4N3M0, we realized a colostomy in gun barrel.
[5] The rectum and anus are believed to develop from the dorsal portion of the hindgut or cloacal cavity when lateral ingrowth of the mesenchyme forms the urorectal septum in the midline.
Using 3/0 atraumatic polyglactin 910 (Vicryl; Ethicon, Summerville, NJ, USA), suspension sutures at 3 to 4 mm intervals were made at the mucocutaneous junction of the anus. Then, a vertical incision was made through the layers from the lower end of the sacrum to the commisura posterior over the rectovestibular fistula.