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The rectum.

English rectum.

A rectocele (Greek kēlē, tumour or hernia) is a prolapse of the wall between the rectum and the vagina; the rectosigmoid is the part of the large intestine around the junction of the sigmoid colon and the rectum; rectopexy (Greek ‑pexia, pexis, fixing together), is the fixation of a prolapsed rectum. Adjectives often refer to the rectum plus another part of the body: rectovaginal, the region between the rectum and the vagina; rectovesical (Latin vesica, bladder), the rectum and bladder. Such terms are often hyphenated.

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