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Descriptor English: Anal Canal
Descriptor Spanish: Canal Anal
Descriptor Portuguese: Canal Anal
Descriptor French: Canal anal
Entry term(s): Anal Gland
Anal Gland, Human
Anal Glands, Human
Anal Sphincter
Anal Sphincter, External
Anal Sphincter, Internal
Anal Sphincters
Anus
Detrusor External Sphincter
Detrusor External Sphincters
External Anal Sphincter
External Anal Sphincters
Human Anal Gland
Human Anal Glands
Internal Anal Sphincter
Internal Anal Sphincters
Sphincter, Anal
Sphincter, Detrusor External
Sphincter, External Anal
Sphincter, Internal Anal
Sphincters, Anal
Tree number(s): A03.556.124.526.070
A03.556.249.249.070
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001003
Scope note: The terminal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, beginning from the ampulla of the RECTUM and ending at the anus.
Annotation: inflammation = PROCTITIS; do not confuse entry term ANAL GLAND with ANAL GLANDS, ANIMAL see ANAL SACS; /abnorm: consider also ANORECTAL MALFORMATIONS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Consider Also: consider also terms at PROCT-
Related: Proctoscopy MeSH
DeCS ID: 1008
Unique ID: D001003
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/14
Anal Canal - Preferred
Concept UI M0001526
Scope note The terminal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, beginning from the ampulla of the RECTUM and ending at the anus.
Preferred term Anal Canal
Anal Sphincter - Narrower
Concept UI M0001525
Preferred term Anal Sphincter
Entry term(s) Anal Sphincters
Sphincter, Anal
Sphincters, Anal
Anal Gland, Human - Narrower
Concept UI M0001527
Scope note Large SWEAT GLANDS in the mucous membrane of the ANUS.
Preferred term Anal Gland, Human
Entry term(s) Anal Gland
Anal Glands, Human
Human Anal Gland
Human Anal Glands
Internal Anal Sphincter - Narrower
Concept UI M000627367
Preferred term Internal Anal Sphincter
Entry term(s) Anal Sphincter, Internal
Internal Anal Sphincters
Sphincter, Internal Anal
External Anal Sphincter - Narrower
Concept UI M000627366
Preferred term External Anal Sphincter
Entry term(s) Anal Sphincter, External
Detrusor External Sphincter
Detrusor External Sphincters
External Anal Sphincters
Sphincter, Detrusor External
Sphincter, External Anal
Anus - Narrower
Concept UI M0474912
Scope note The external outlet of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Preferred term Anus



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