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Medical Term:

anocutaneous line


inferior border of the anal pecten where the stratified squamous epithelium changes from the hairless anoderm to typical (hairy) skin; commonly coincides with the inferior border of the internal anal sphincter.

Synonym(s): linea anocutaneaTA, linea anorectalisTA

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