anal verge


The distal end of the anal canal, forming a transitional zone between the skin of the anal canal and the perianal skin.

Nearby words

  1. anal retentive,
  2. anal sinus,
  3. anal sphincter,
  4. anal stage,
  5. anal vein,
  6. anal-expulsive,
  7. anal-retentive,
  8. anal.,
  9. analbuminemia,
  10. analcite

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