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Anal region

Synonym: Regio analis
German: Analregion

1 Definition

The anal region is an anatomic region of the human body that comprises the anus and the surrounding skin area. It is part of the perineal region.

2 Anatomy

The anal region follows the lengthwise oval shaped outline of the anus. It is located between the regio urogenotalis (ventral) and the regio sacralis (dorsal).

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Specialties: Anatomy

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