anocutaneous line

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anocutaneous line a·no·cu·ta·ne·ous line (ā'nō-kyōō-tā'nē-əs)
n.
The line between the simple columnar epithelium of the rectum and the stratified epithelium of the anal canal. Also called pectinate line.

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