Pronunciation: (REK-tul)

By or having to do with the rectum. The rectum is the last several inches of the large intestine closest to the anus.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Anatomy of the lower digestive system, showing the colon and other organs.Anatomía del aparato digestivo inferior, muestra el colon y otros órganos. Date last modified: 2014-10-28Colorectal CancerCáncer colorrectal