anocutaneous line

[ā′nō-kyōō-tānē-əs]

n.

The line between the simple columnar epithelium of the rectum and the stratified epithelium of the anal canal.pectinate line

Nearby words

  1. ano-,
  2. anoa,
  3. anobiid,
  4. anococcygeal,
  5. anococcygeal nerve,
  6. anode,
  7. anode dark space,
  8. anode glow,
  9. anode resistance,
  10. anodic


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