Anus

The anus ({etymology|la|anus|ring, anus}, which is from the Proto-Indo-European ano–, meaning `ring` ) is an opening at the opposite end of an animal`s digestive tract from the mouth. Its function is to control the expulsion of feces, unwanted semi-solid matter produced during digestion, which, depending on the type of animal, may include: ma......
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anus

The posterior opening of the digestive tract.
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Anus

• (n.) The posterior opening of the alimentary canal, through which the excrements are expelled.
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anus

<anatomy> The distal or terminal orifice of the alimentary canal. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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anus

(a;nus) The terminal opening of the GI tract.
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anus

(a´nәs) pl. a´ni the opening of the rectum on the body surface. imperforate anus congenital absence of the normal opening of the rectum. Called also anal atresia and atresia ani.
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anus

(L. 'ring', 'circle') the distal or terminal orifice of the alimentary canal.
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anus

arse noun excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
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Anus

A'nus noun [ Latin , probably for asnus : confer Greek ... to sit, Sanskrit ās .] (Anat.) The posterior opening of the alimentary canal, through which the excrements are expelled.
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anus

An opening at the base of the tale. (see cloaca)
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anus

anus The outlet of the rectum lying in the fold between the buttocks.
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Anus

Anus: The opening of the rectum to the outside of the body. The word 'anus' comes straight from the Latin. It referred to the same structure to the Romans. It also meant a 'ring' in the sense of an encirclement which was entirely appropriate since the anus encircles the outlet of the bowel.
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anus

Back passage; lower opening of the gut.
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anus

End of the digestive tract, or gut, through which waste products of digestion are excreted, as distinct from the mouth.
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anus

End of the digestive tract, or gut, through which waste products of digestion are excreted, as distinct from the mouth.
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anus

Excretory opening at end of alimentary canal.
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Anus

is the back passage. It is lined with sensitive skin and surrounded by important muscles which control bowel emptying
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anus

Latin = ring, adjective - anal.
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anus

Opening at the end of the alimentary canal which allows undigested foods and other waste materials to pass out of the body in the form of faeces. In humans the term is also used to describe the last 4 cm/1.5 in of the alimentary canal. It is normally kept closed by a ring of muscle called a sphincter. A common medical condition in humans associ...
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Anus

Opening to the outside of the body at the end of the bowel and rectum.
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Anus

Posterior opening of the digestive tract
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anus

terminal opening of the anal canal, the portion of the digestive tract through which fecal material is excreted. rectum.[6 related articles]
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Anus

The anus is the opening at the end of the digestive system where solid waste leaves the body.
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Anus

The anus is the sphincter muscle which regulates the lower orifice of the digestive, or alimentary, tract. This sphincter muscle keeps the anus closed, opening it during excretion to allow faeces to pass through.
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Anus

The bottom or back passage. The muscular part at the end of the digestive system through which stools are passed.
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