adj. [L. ad, near; rectus, straight]
Associated with the rectum; see adanal.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • adrectal — ad·rec·tal …   English syllables

  • adrectal —   a. close to rectum …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • adrectal — (ˈ)ad.|rektəl adjective Etymology: ad + rectal : adjacent to the rectum used especially of a gland in certain mollusks that secretes a fluid which turns purple on exposure to light; see tyrian purple …   Useful english dictionary

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