AskDefine | Define recta

Dictionary Definition

rectum n : the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus [also: recta (pl)]recta See rectum

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recta p
  1. Plural of rectum#English|rectum
    • 1983: John Oliver Killens, And Then We Heard the Thunder, p321
      They were scared deep in their recta, but they leaped out of the foxhole and ran to the rescue, but by the time they got there Bucket-head had already stopped one of the enemy and the rest of them headed back upstream.


Plural of rectum


Extensive Definition

Recta is a district of the province of Bongara in Peru.
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