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anal reflex

n.

Contraction of the anal sphincter around a finger passed into the rectum.

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Nearby words

anal pecten, anal personality, anal phase, anal pit, anal plate, anal reflex, anal retentive, anal sinus, anal sphincter, anal stage, anal vein
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