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Meaning of ANUS

Pronunciation:  'eynus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

ANUS is a 4 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: arse, arsehole, asshole
 See Also: anal sphincter, imperforate anus, musculus sphincter ani, opening, orifice, porta, rectum, sphincter ani



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A"nus\, n. [L., prob. for asnus: cf. Gr. ? to sit, Skr.
[=a]s.] (Anat.)
The posterior opening of the alimentary canal, through which
the excrements are expelled.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: opening at the end of the digestive tract where bowel contents leave the body.
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