What is the difference between the rectum and the anus?

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The rectum is the final portion of the large intestine. It empties stool from the body through the anus. anus is the external opening of the rectum (the bumhole) see the link ======> http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/images/ency/fullsize/9390.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/9390.htm&h=320&w=400&sz=12&hl=ru&start=3&um=1&tbnid=QtrXaPxmSz8j6M:&tbnh=99&tbnw=124&prev=/images%3Fq%3Drectum%26svnum%3D10%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dru%26lr%3D
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What could a lump the size of a walnut be between the testicles and the anus?

Answer . That could be several things, from a simple cyst to an infected hair follicle to an enlarged lymph node to a form of cancer. It would be a really good idea to see your physician right away. Discussing this topic certainly can be embarrassing, but it is very important to do so; and rememb (MORE)

What is rectum?

The rectum is the last internal portion of the intestinal tract, followed by the anus (the opening to the rectum).

What does a rectum do?

The rectum is the last portion of the large intestine. It stores solid waste until it is released from the body by the opening known as the anus.

Difference between anus and penis?

The Anus is the area where feaces leaves the body, The penis is just in front of it and is used for urinating with and sex or masturbation when it is erect

What is the function of the rectum and anus?

The rectum is final straight portion of the large intestine.. The function of the rectum is the storage of wastes or feces. The anus is a ring that controls the expulsion of the feces. It is like another "mouth" at the end of the digestive tract. The anus is the passage of waste out of the body.

What does the anus do for you?

The anus is the external opening of the rectum. Closure is controlled by sphincter muscles. Feces are expelled from the body through the anus during the act of defecation, which is the primary function of the anus. The rectum shortens, as material is forced into the anal canal.

Is the anus the same as the rectum?

lol..yes it is No. The rectum is the last straight section of the intestines, and the anus is the opening in the end of the rectum. YES!! Both words refer the ring of muscle affixed between your glutius maximus also known as the sphincter muscle.. Additional info . Rectum and anus are two separat (MORE)

Why do you get a cramp between my testicles and anus?

Hiya.... I have had very similar symptoms. I went to the doctor and she said I had Prostatitis (an infection of the prostata... Nothing too serious but it can come back from time to time) I had Cyprofloxan for 10 days and im sorted. Might be that!

What did anu do?

he was one of the oldest Gods in Sumaria. He was regarded at first as the father and the King of the Gods. According to legend, heaven and earth were inseparable until Anu and Ki bore Enlil who cleaved heaven and earth into two. Anu was a sky God, lord of the heavens, lord of the constellations, kin (MORE)

Is there any difference between man and woman anus?

Yes, There is a difference. Medically, the women anal external sphincter is 1.5 mm smaller than males. Physically, a woman's anus is tighter, softer & more elastic than males. The ratio of sexual nerves ending is also higher as compared to males. The nature of woman sexuality is normally recep (MORE)

Area between genitals and anus?

The perineum is an area of smooth, almost hairless skin that lies between the anus and genitals. It is protected by the buttocks. The perineum is highly sensitive since it rarely comes in contact with any other skin.

What is the difference in colon cancer and cancer of the rectum?

Colon or large intestine is a muscular tube attached with rectum through a smaller muscular tube, the cancer which is present in the upper colon is known as colon cancer, and if tumor is present in the lower colon (rectum) then it is called cancer of the rectum or rectal cancer or colorectal cancer. (MORE)

How far is it between the vagina and the anus?

There will be a little variation with age, weight and having vaginal childbirth with or without an episiotomy, so lets work from there. The space between the opening to the vagina and anus which is the opening to the rectum is around 2 cm and 2.5 cm in a young woman of normal weight. Fast forward 20 (MORE)

What diseases can be spread by entering the anus or rectum?

Feces (bowel movements; human waste) are formed in the colon (the low part of the intestines) and rectum. The rectum is the intestinal tube-like structure that connects the colon to the anus (the opening to the outside). Besides STDs like genital warts, HIV/AIDS, etc., anal intercourse means expo (MORE)

Is it normal to have pain between the testicles and anus after vomiting?

The answer is yes and no. If the vomiting was particularly forceful, the intra-abdominal pressure can rise considerably. This can exert a lot of pressure on the pelvic wall bordering the testicles, and some mild pain afterward may not be a sign of anything serious. HOWEVER, the answer is also (MORE)

Is poop passed out through the rectum or the anus?

Both: the anus is the circular muscular opening at the very end of the colon (large intestine), and the rectum is the term generally given to both the anus and the opening between the two parts of the gluteus maximus, the two muscular bunches that form the posterior. The colon ends at the anus and w (MORE)

What comes first the rectum or anus?

The rectum. And you can tell it comes first by just looking at a model of the digestive system. The anus is at the tip of your rectum, so the rectum would come first, and the anus would come last. :) :) :) :) The rectum comes first. The rectum is the final straight portion of the large intestine i (MORE)

Is all anus different?

Okay it works like this... Those who've lived in prison have a noticeably larger anus in comparison to those who haven't. The same could be said about Homosexual/bisexual men in comparison to heterosexual men. and on another topic... anyone else notice how Christian women have noticeably larger (MORE)

What is the difference between an anus and uterus?

ANUS- it is the lower opening in mamals, through which feces are excreted. UTERUS- only present in females, it is a bag like structure which is commonly called the womb which carries the foetus during pregnancy

How do the rectum and anus aide in digestion of the fetal pig?

In the fetal pig, the rectum and anus have nothing to do with digestion - fetal pigs receive all their nutrition through exchanges with the mother's blood in the placenta. After birth, the rectum is responsible for removing any remaining excess water from the solid excrement to maintain proper wate (MORE)