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Encyclopedia > Anal valves
Anal valves
The interior of the anal cami and lower part of the rectum, showing the columns of Morgagni and the anal valves between their lower ends. The columns were more numerous in the specimen than usual.
Latin valvulae anales
Gray's subject #249 1185
Dorlands/Elsevier v_02/12844489

The rectal sinuses, end in small valve-like folds, termed anal valves, which join together the lower ends of the rectal columns. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 500 × 318 pixelsFull resolution (500 × 318 pixel, file size: 53 KB, MIME type: image/png) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Wikipedia:Grays Anatomy images with... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... The rectal columns are separated from one another by furrows, or rectal sinuses, which end below in small valve-like folds, termed anal valves. ... The lumen of the anal canal presents, in its upper half, a number of vertical folds, produced by an infolding of the mucous membrane and some of the muscular tissue. ...


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  • SUNY Labs 43:11-0107 - "The Female Pelvis: The Rectum"

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