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(Science: anatomy) The last portion of the large intestine (colon) that communicates with the sigmoid colon above and the anus below. The terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus.The terminal part of the large intestine which opens to the anus.

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Re: Blood from the anus

... can cause rectal bleeding and toilet paper is not the main one. Common causes include: anal fissures, hemorrhoids, cancers and polyps of the rectum and colon, diverticulosis, abnormal blood vessels (angiodysplasia), ulcerative colitis, ulcerative proctitis, Crohn's colitis, infectious colitis, ...

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by Paula78
Mon Aug 29, 2011 5:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood from the anus
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First, you can have always some small injuries (that's why is the anal sex so dangerous regarding HIV transmission, because the rectum can easily get injured) and mainly, there is no killing enviroment in vagina, so the virus is not killed immediately as in the stomach ;)

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by JackBean
Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
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Trouble with placing organ structures in order

... that clearly states the order of organs for example Identify the organs of the digestive system and place them in order pharnyx anal Caecum Rectum Hepatic flexure etc.. i mean the long lists of orders are hard to find let alone remember. I tend to remeber things if there are properly or ...

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by R1391
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Trouble with placing organ structures in order
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i can't answer 1 but i can answer the rest. 2. The place where hyrochloric acid can be found. STOMACH 3. The place indigestable food is stored. RECTUM 4. The place where starch digestion begins. MOUTH OR BUCCAL CAVITY VIA SALIVARY AMYLASE 5.The place where bile salts are made LIVER I also think ...

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by invincible92
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:10 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Beginner Biology I NEED HELP PLEASE PLEASE!!
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Sugar Allergy

... Colombel J, Mathieu D, Bouault J, Lesage X, Zavadil P, Quandelle P, Cortot A. Hyperbaric oxygenation in severe perineal Crohn's disease. Dis Colon Rectum. 1995;38:609-614. 170. Cosnes J, Beaugerie L, Carbonnel F, Gendre JP. Smoking cessation and the course of Crohn's disease: an intervention study. ...

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by DrDahlman
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
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