white line of anal canal

n.

A bluish pink zone located in the mucosa of the anal canal below the pectinate line at the interval between the subcutaneous part of the external sphincter and the lower border of the internal sphincter.Hilton's white line

Nearby words

  1. white lias,
  2. white lie,
  3. white light,
  4. white lightning,
  5. white line,
  6. white liquor,
  7. white list,
  8. white lotus,
  9. white lung,
  10. white lupine


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