rectal artery

noun
one of the arteries supplying the rectal area
Syn: ↑arteria rectalis
Hypernyms: ↑artery, ↑arteria, ↑arterial blood vessel
Part Holonyms: ↑rectum

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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