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 for Rectum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rectum \Rec"tum\ (-t?m), n. [NL. (sc. intestinum), fr. L. rectus
     straight. See Right.] (Anat.)
     The terminal part of the large intestine; -- so named because
     supposed by the old anatomists to be straight. See Illust.
     under Digestive.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the
           sigmoid flexure to the anus

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "rectum":
     abdomen, anus, appendix, blind gut, bowels, brain, cecum, colon,
     duodenum, endocardium, entrails, foregut, giblets, gizzard, guts,
     heart, hindgut, innards, inner mechanism, insides, internals,
     intestine, inwards, jejunum, kidney, kishkes, large intestine,
     liver, liver and lights, lung, midgut, perineum, pump, pylorus,
     small intestine, spleen, stomach, ticker, tripes,
     vermiform appendix, viscera, vitals, works

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