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Definition of "rectal" [rec•tal]

  • Of, relating to, or situated near the rectum. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rectal" in a sentence
  • "You know kind of like Farah Fawcett did when she went to Germany (which by the way has universal health care) to see one of the top specialists in rectal cancer."
  • "But they are more than happy to talk about a certain rectal ministration they performed on participants at a 'wellness camp' overseen by fitness guru Susan Powter for an upcoming episode of their reality show, 'The Simple Life.'"
  • "– like anal fissures, anal warts, HIV and other STD infections through the thin rectal lining – or perhaps the pleasure of sado masochistic activity."