rectum

Pronunciation: (REK-tum)

The last several inches of the large intestine closest to the anus.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

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: 2008-10-03Colorectal CancerCáncer colorrectal