Definition for anal (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for anal
The period of his ministry in Germany is given by Jordan, Anal.The Grey Friars in Oxford|Andrew G. Little
Anal glands largely developed, and emitting an odour like that of the skunks.
In this case the Anal Area of one Tegmen covers that of the other.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
Anal tubercles thick, broad, and more conspicuous than in the adult.
Anal plate: in caterpillars, the shield-like covering of the dorsum of the last segment: in the embryonic larva the 11th tergite.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for anal
- relating to a stage of psychosexual development during which the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region and excremental functions
- designating personality traits in the adult, such as orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, etc, due to fixation at the anal stage of developmentCompare genital (def. 2), oral (def. 7), phallic (def. 2)
Word Origin for anal
Word Origin and History for anal
1769, from Modern Latin analis "of the anus;" see anus. Anal-retentive first attested 1957, in psychological jargon. Anal sex attested as such from 1966.