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a.1.(Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the lumbar region of the vertebral column.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It allows the veterinarian to palpate the urethra where it runs underneath the colon, the sublumbar lymph nodes, the prostate (in male dogs), the anal glands, and the mucosal surface of the rectum and colon.
Before a neoplastic testis is removed, the sublumbar lymph nodes should be examined by palpation per rectum for enlargement caused by metastatic spread of the tumor.