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anus

the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

anus

[′ā·nəs]
(anatomy)
The posterior orifice of the alimentary canal.
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Anorectal malformations (ARM) are embryonic developmental disorders characterized by an absence of the anus or the rectum opening to an abnormal anatomical location.
Compared with HIV-negative men, HIV-positive men had a higher incidence of 11 of 12 high-risk HPV types in the anus and 11 of 12 high-risk HPV types on the penis.
Many dog owners are oblivious to the existence of these two sacs, whose openings are positioned at four and eight o'clock as the clock ticks around the dog's anus, and are not obvious to the untrained eye.
Keywords: Enterolith, Colostomy, Imperforate anus, Urinary obstruction, Intestinal obstruction.
It can be oral ingestion or insertion through anus.
We also found discolouration of the skin in the groin, on the scrotum and around the anus," said Dr Matthew Tytherleigh, consultant colorectal surgeon at the city's Burjeel Hospital.
Because a trilobite's fossilized body is denser than the stomach cavity, Rutana could trace the digestive system as a dark line from mouth to anus.
The diagnosis of such complication is based on direct visual of the protruding tube from the anus or abdominal computed tomography.
BEIJING -- The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks.
Since having children, Jill, now 55, had suffered occasional haemorrhoids - swollen veins in the anus.