rectum

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin rectum, abbreviation of Latin rectum intestinum (the straight intestine), rectum, neuter of rectus (straight). See right.

Noun[edit]

rectum (plural recta or rectums)

  1. (anatomy) The terminal part of the large intestine through which feces pass.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin rectus (meaning straight). See right

Noun[edit]

rectum m (plural rectums)

  1. (anatomy) rectum

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Verb[edit]

rēctum

  1. supine of regō

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rēctum

  1. nominative neuter singular of rēctus
  2. accusative masculine singular of rēctus
  3. accusative neuter singular of rēctus
  4. vocative neuter singular of rēctus