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rectum

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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin rectum, abbreviation of Latin rectum intestinum (the straight intestine), rectum, neuter of rectus (straight). See right.

NounEdit

rectum (plural recta or rectums)

  1. (anatomy) The terminal part of the large intestine through which feces pass.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin rectus (meaning straight). See right

NounEdit

rectum m (plural rectums)

  1. (anatomy) rectum

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VerbEdit

rēctum

  1. supine of regō

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rēctum

  1. nominative neuter singular of rēctus
  2. accusative masculine singular of rēctus
  3. accusative neuter singular of rēctus
  4. vocative neuter singular of rēctus