adrectal

adrectal
\(ˈ)ad.|rektəl\ adjective
Etymology: ad- + rectal
: adjacent to the rectum — used especially of a gland in certain mollusks that secretes a fluid which turns purple on exposure to light; see tyrian purple

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • adrectal — adj. [L. ad, near; rectus, straight] Associated with the rectum; see adanal …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • adrectal — ad·rec·tal …   English syllables

  • adrectal —   a. close to rectum …   Dictionary of difficult words

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