EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rectal (not comparable)

  1. Of, via or related to the rectum.
    • 2009, “THAT'S THAT”, in BORN LIKE THIS, performed by DOOM:
      Give a MC a rectal hysterectomy / Lecture on removal of the bowels, foul technically
    The customs inspector subjected him to a rectal exam.

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NounEdit

rectal (plural rectals)

  1. (informal) Ellipsis of rectal examination..
    • 1988, Judith Campbell, J. Golick, Sexuality: An Education Resource Book (page 53)
      Most doctors feel a rectal examination is unnecessary following a full pelvic examination, so that rectals are not routinely performed on women.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

recte +‎ -al

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rectal (masculine and feminine plural rectals)

  1. rectal

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rectal (feminine rectale, masculine plural rectaux, feminine plural rectales)

  1. rectal
    Les douaniers lui ont infligé une fouille rectale
    The customs inspector subjected him to a rectal exam

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InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rectal (not comparable)

  1. rectal

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rectal m or f (plural rectais, not comparable)

  1. Superseded spelling of retal. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French rectal.

AdjectiveEdit

rectal m or n (feminine singular rectală, masculine plural rectali, feminine and neuter plural rectale)

  1. rectal

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /reɡˈtal/ [reɣ̞ˈt̪al]
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Hyphenation: rec‧tal

AdjectiveEdit

rectal (plural rectales)

  1. rectal

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