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rectum:

see intestineintestine,
muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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rectum

[′rek·təm]
(anatomy)
The portion of the large intestine between the sigmoid flexure and the anus.

rectum

the lower part of the alimentary canal, between the sigmoid flexure of the colon and the anus
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In this report, we studied i) the measurement of SGLT-1 gene expression in the biopsy epithelial tissue of rectum, ii) the effect of the fasting condition to understand the physiological function of SGLT-1, and iii) the changes in gene expression under the grazing condition in the pasture, of SGLT-1 in the rectal epithelia of Japanese black beef cattle.
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The 26-year-old patient claimed that the shower head got inserted in his rectum due to an accident.
Subsequent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the pelvis revealed a 5-cm rectal tumor of the mid to upper rectum 8 cm above the anal verge with tumor extension beyond the muscularis propria 8 mm anterolaterally.
Medical experts of the hospital where Akmal was taken claim the teenager may have swallowed eggs as a whole or it may have been pushed up his rectum.
According to the company, the ProSpace is a novel, biodegradable polymer balloon spacer designed to safely and temporarily separate the rectum from the prostate during prostate cancer radiation therapy.
Additionally, the company believes ProSpace could be used to spare the rectum in hundreds of thousands of patients who are undergoing prostate cancer radiotherapy every year.
Computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen and pelvis with contrast revealed diffuse concentric thickening of the rectum with narrowing of the lumen and regional lymphadenopathy (Figure 1(b)).
Numbers for the rectum were lowest with numbers from 18 for the highest counting investigator, and 1 for the lowest (Figure 2).