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a·nus

 (ā′nəs)
n. pl. a·nus·es
The opening at the lower end of the digestive tract through which solid waste is eliminated from the body.

[Middle English, from Latin ānus, ring, anus.]

anus

(ˈeɪnəs)
n
(Anatomy) the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal.
[C16: from Latin]

a•nus

(ˈeɪ nəs)

n., pl. a•nus•es.
the excretory opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal.
[1650–60; < Latin ānus ring, anus]

a·nus

(ā′nəs)
The opening at the lower end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste is excreted.

anal adjective

anus

The lower end of the rectum, forming the outlet of the alimentary canal. It is normally closed by a sphincter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anus - the excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
rectum - the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus
arsehole, bunghole, arse, asshole - vulgar slang for anus
imperforate anus - a congenital defect of the anus; there is partial or complete obstruction of the anal opening
anal sphincter, musculus sphincter ani, sphincter ani - the sphincter muscle of the anus

anus

noun
Related words
adjective anal
Translations
شَرْج، إسْت
анус
řiťřitní otvor
anusendetarmsåbningendetarmsåbningen
anusperäaukko
פי הטבעת
गुदा
végbélnyílás
bakraufendaþarmsop
후장
anusculuspodex
išangėišeinamoji anga
anālā atvere, tūplis
anus
análny otvorritný otvor
zadnjik
анус
گدا
hậu mônlỗ đít

anus

[ˈeɪnəs] Nano m

anus

[ˈeɪnəs] nanus m

anus

nAfter m, → Anus m (spec)

anus

[ˈeɪnəs] nano

anus

(ˈeinəs) noun
the hole in your bottom through which solid waste leaves your body.

a·nus

n. ano, orificio del recto.

anus

n (pl anuses) ano
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Yet what most enchants Nordstrom's aristocrats, as we see in The Tomb of the Lonely Soldier, 2000, is women who are inert, their vulvas and anuses revealed for contemplation only, or perhaps the odd spanking experiment.
Tardieu believed that the penises of active homosexuals were anatomically different from the penises of passive homosexuals and "normal" men, that the anuses of passive homosexuals were anatomically different from the anuses of active homosexuals and normals, and that physicians could examine individuals and diagnose homosexuality by observing these alleged markers.