Definition of Perianal

1. Adjective. Around the anus.

Partainyms: Anus



Definition of Perianal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the areas immediately around the anus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Perianal

1. Located around the anus. Origin: L. Anus This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perianal

peri-implantoclasia
peri-infarction block
peri-lingual deafness
peri-urban
periaccretio pericardii
periacinal
periadenitis
periadenitis mucosa necrotica recurrens
periadventitial
periagua
periaguas
periaktoi
periaktos
perialpine
perialveolar wiring
perianal (current term)
perianal abscess
perianal odouriferous glands
periangiocholitis
periangitis
perianth
perianthia
perianthium
perianths
periaortic
periaortitis
periapex
periapical
periapical abscess
periapical cemental dysplasia

Literary usage of Perianal

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1. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1896)
"The perianal Sinus. ... with the neighbouring body wall by means of a circular membrane, which cuts off a small perianal sinus from the general body ..."

2. Surgical Operations: A Handbook for Students and Practitioners by Friedrich Pels-Leusder (1912)
"... perianal Wiring (Fig. 581).—This is unquestionably and by far the minimal procedure. The prolapsed segment is reduced; a big needle carrying a silver ..."

3. Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues by Kathleen C. Faller (1995)
"The following anal findings are lower probability: • perianal erythema, ... perianal erythema, increased pigmentation, and venous engorgement are all ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1912)
"In the zone of downward spread the tissues contained in this lymph area are the perianal skin, the ischiorectal fat, and the external sphincter muscle. ..."

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