noun, plural rec·tums, rec·ta [rek-tuh]. /ˈrɛk tə/. Anatomy.
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They did this by identifying a telltale gas emitted out the rectums of people with colon cancer.Viral scents? Dogs sniff out coronavirus in human sweat|Sharon Oosthoek|August 19, 2020|Science News For Students
Rectum, rek′tum, n. the lowest part of the large intestine:—pl.
Rectum I take to indicate that the instrument was straight and not a curved bistoury.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
"Rectum" followed "exterius" in the written copy, wherein "s. albidus" and "antice sinu excavata" were not to be found.
The Sphincter is two Fingers broad, to open and close the Rectum.The Compleat Surgeon, or the Whole Art of Surgery Explain'd in a Most Familiar Method|Charles Gabriel Le Clerc
Rectum, which carries away the solid waste matter from the bowels.The Sex Side of Life|Mary Dennett