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a·nal

 (ā′nəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or near the anus.
2. Psychology
a. Of or relating to the second stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, roughly from ages one to three, during which gratification is derived from sensations associated with the anus and defecation. The anal stage is preceded by the oral stage and followed by the phallic stage.
b. Indicating personality traits considered by psychoanalytic theory to originate during the anal stage of development, especially anal-retentive traits.

[From Latin ānus, anus.]

a′nal·ly adv.
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anal

(ˈeɪnəl)
adj
1. of, relating to, or near the anus
2. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal
a. relating to a stage of psychosexual development during which the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region and excremental functions
b. designating personality traits in the adult, such as orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, etc, due to fixation at the anal stage of development. Compare genital2, oral7, phallic2
[C18: from New Latin ānālis; see anus]
ˈanally adv
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a•nal

(ˈeɪn l)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or near the anus.
2.
a. of or pertaining to the second stage of psychosexual development, during which gratification is derived from the retention or expulsion of feces.
b. of or pertaining to a group of adult personality traits that include being meticulous, rigid, and ungenerous.
[1760–70]
a′nal•ly, adv.

anal.

1. analogous.
2. analogy.
3. analysis.
4. analytic.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anal - of or related to the anusanal - of or related to the anus; "anal thermometer"
2.anal - a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal regionanal - a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
oral - a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression
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Translations
anální
गुदा
analinissmulkmeniškas
analnyodbytniczypedantyczny
analen
گدا

anal

[ˈeɪnəl]
A. ADJanal
B. CPD anal retentive N (Psych) → persona estancada en la fase analquisquilloso/a m/f, puñetero/a m/f
anal sex Nsexo m anal
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anal

[ˈeɪnəl] adj
[canal, opening, muscles] → anal(e)
[sex, intercourse, penetration] → anal(e)
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anal

adjanal, Anal-; anal intercourseAnalverkehr m; you’re so anal! (inf)du bist ja so analfixiert!
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anal

[ˈeinəl] adjanale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

a·nal

a. anal, rel. al ano;
___ fistulafístula ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

anal

adj anal
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Among the surgical treatment options are debridement followed by fibrin glue injection, an anal fistula plug, an endorectal flap closure, and ligation of the intersphinteric fistula tract, or LIFT, procedure.
We report the use of ganglion impar block to successfully reduce the opioid dose in a patient on high-dose opioid therapy based on the WHO pain relief ladder for perineal pain and painful micturition following the resection of his anal fistula carcinoma.
"The teratologist review concluded no temporal association with CZP [certolizumab] exposure for the case of hydronephrosis, owing to evidence of anomalies on ultrasound prior to initiation of medication (during the third trimester); the possibility of an association could not be ruled out for the cases of anal fistula, accessory auricle, vesicoureteric reflux, talipes, and congenital heart disease," the researchers wrote.
The sections cover hemorrhoidectomy, anal fistula, rectovaginal fistula, operations for fecal incontinence, perineal prolapse repair, sphincterotomy--lateral, presacral tumors, local excision of rectal carcinoma, rectocele, muscle flaps, and anal and pilonidal flaps.