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General Anatomy > Alimentary system > Large intestine > Anal canal > Anocutaneous line

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The lower 1/3 of the anal canal (anal pecten) is lined by stratified squamous epithelium that blends with the skin. It ends at the anocutaneous line, the lower margin of the internal anal sphincter and beginning of the external skin. T


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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