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Descriptor English:   Rectum 
Descriptor Spanish:   Recto 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Reto 
Synonyms English:   Rectums  
Tree Number:   A03.556.124.526.767
Definition English:   The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /surg: do not confuse with the specialty COLORECTAL SURGERY; rectal bleeding: RECTUM + HEMORRHAGE, GASTROINTESTINAL for bleeding through the rectum; hemorrhaging rectum is RECTAL DISEASES + HEMORRHAGE, GASTROINTESTINAL; inflammation = PROCTITIS; /abnorm: consider also ANORECTAL MALFORMATIONS
Consider also terms at English:   PROCT- 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   12427 
Unique Identifier:   D012007 

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