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46. Picture of Anus
The anus is the one and a half inch long circular ring of tissue that leads from the latter part of the rectum to the outside. Feces pass through the intestines and leave the body via the anus. The anus is connected to the last part of the large intestine, the rectum.
Text Reference: "Anal Cancer." American Cancer Society.
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