Biology:Anal valves

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Anal valves
The interior of the anal cami and lower part of the rectum, showing the anal columns and the anal valves between their lower ends (the columns were more numerous in the specimen than usual)
LatinValvulae anales
Anatomical terminology

The anal valves are small valve-like folds at the lower ends of the anal sinuses in the rectum. The anal valves join the lower ends of the anal columns. The anal sinuses are located between them. The valves and sinuses form the pectinate line.[1]

See also


  1. Standring, Susan (2008). Gray's Anatomy - The Anatomic Basis of Clinical Practice, 40th Edition. Elsevier Health Sciences UK. pp. 1156. ISBN 9780702047534. 

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