• WordNet 3.6
    • adj anal a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.
    • adj anal of or related to the anus "anal thermometer"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Anal (Anat) Pertaining to, or situated near, the anus; as, the anal fin or glands.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anal Of or pertaining to the anus.
    • anal Situated at or near the anus; aboral: the opposite of oral.
    • anal Ventral and median, as the fin of a fish, without reference to its position with respect to the anus: the opposite of dorsal.
    • anal In zoölogy its abbreviation is adjective
    • anal In mammals, any glandular organ situated near or connected with the anus, such as those existing in the Mustelidæ. They reach their greatest development in the skunks, and their secretion is the cause of the fetid odor of these animals.
    • n anal In ichthyology, an anal fin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Anal ān′al pertaining to or near the anus.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Anus


In literature:

His lower (anal) fins were blazing with opal fire, and the pectoral fins were crystal white.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
They appear secondarily as spreading infections from milk glands, thyroids, anal glands, or as embolisms.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Some, in fact, claimed he was in the anal stage of his development and that his taste was all in his mouth.
"The Land of Look Behind" by Paul Cameron Brown
In all specimens the anal stripe is absent, and the flanks are heavily spotted.
"A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group" by William E. Duellman
Anal glands are present.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
MONTESINOS, Fernando 1906 Los Anales del Peru.
"History of the Spanish Conquest of Yucatan and of the Itzas" by Philip Ainsworth Means
The anal somite is always small and limbless.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
The characters of the anal tubercles and the relative width of the head are of no value in separating the two species.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
C, anal fin, based on K. U. no.
"A New Genus of Pennsylvania Fish (Crossoperygii, Coelacanthiformes) from Kansas" by Joan Echols
Anal opening directed posteriorly at level of mid-thigh; anal sheath short.
"Descriptions of New Hylid Frogs From Mexico and Central America" by William E. Duellman
ANAL'OGY is the mode of reasoning from resemblance to resemblance.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
The female may be distinguished by an additional spot near the anal angle of the fore wing.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
Respiration is by means of tracheae which open at the apex of the so-called anal siphon, when it is present.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
From the tail fin to the anal one, one inch, two lines.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné
Identify also the somites and the girdle, the mouth with its projecting lip, and the anal opening.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
The rectum receives the openings of a pair of very characteristic organs, the anal vesicles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
Likewise, the presence of the white stripe on the upper lip and the white stripe around the anal opening are present on most specimens.
"A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla" by William E. Duellman
In the male the basal margin of the anal fin is also a little produced and dark-coloured.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
There is a tail fin, an anal fin and two dorsal fins, both the latter being situated behind the posterior paired fins.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
Note on the aboral surface, surrounding the median-placed anal aperture, a series of small plates.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg

In news:

Fourteen states still have laws on the books that criminalize anal sex between two consenting adults, including Utah, North Carolina, Montana, and Texas.
Second, I like consistency — ie, I'm anal.
Or when the constipated porn star having anal sex accidentally craps a load onto the face of a low-angle cameraman.
HPV is the leading cause of cervical cancer and also has been linked with anal and oral cancers in women and men.
Naming a kid 'Anal' could backfire (Kelly Kazek).
Annals of anal embarrassment, and Dan waxes gay on world religions.
" Crohn 's is generally regarded as the more severe of the two because it affects anywhere from the mouth to the anal area," explains Jao, who serves as president of the Crohn 's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)-Hawaii sub-chapter.
FORT WAYNE, Indiana--He's with us to this day, in words and phrases like psychoanalysis, egotist, dream therapy, anal retentive and Freudian slip.
Eric Sharp Imagine the sight of a 50-pound, Asian black carp laughing his anal and caudal fins off as he watches the frenetic, multi-agency scramble to keep him from cruising into Lake Michigan.
Glycidyl fatty acid esters in food by LC-MS/MS: method development, Anal Bioanal Chem 2012 Mar 30.
Tulip has chronic problems with her anal glands.
One-Third of Men With Anal Cancer Have HIV, Study Finds.
Best Anal Sex Scene That Made Audiences Palpably Uncomfortable —When two dudes hooked up in a park in Angels in America, there was thrusting and through-the-pants penis touching.
Rick Santorum's Anal Sex Problem.
There have even been reports of boys inserting alcohol soaked tampons anally.

In science:

Sengupta, The Segal-Bargmann transform for two-dimensional Euclidean quantum Yang-Mills, Infinite Dimensional Anal.
Harmonic analysis with respect to heat kernel measure
Deck, Hida distributions on compact Lie groups, Infinite Dimensional Anal.
Harmonic analysis with respect to heat kernel measure
Gordina, Holomorphic functions and the heat kernel measure on an infinite dimensional complex orthogonal group, Potential Anal., to appear [Go2] M.
Harmonic analysis with respect to heat kernel measure
Ivi´c, Uvod u Analitiˇcku Teoriju Bro jeva, Izdavaˇcka knjiˇzarnica Zorana Sto janovi´ca, Sremski Karlovci – Novi Sad, 1996, 389 str. A.
On some recent results in the theory of the zeta-function
Analizing all the possible sources for the IC scattering (synchrotron radiatiom, emission from the inner blazar jet, radiation field of the galaxy) Stawarz et al. (2003) conclude that we should expect rather bright gamma-ray emissionb .
Extragalactic jets: the high energy view
At first, we re-analize applicability of the likelyhood analisys to the higgs searching.
Advanced rapidity gap trigger
Leykin, Rational analogs of Abelian functions, Functional Anal.
Abelian functions for trigonal curves of degree four and determinantal formulae in purely trigonal case
Polidoro and M. A., Ragusa, H¨older regularity for solutions of ultraparabolic equations in divergence form, Potential Anal. 14 no.
The $C^{\a}$ regularity of a class of ultraparabolic equations
The characteristics of the two models may be better understood by analizing the Dalitz plot associated with their final size distributions.
Schematic models for fragmentation of brittle solids in one and two dimensions
Bartsch, Infinitely many solutions of a symmetric Dirichlet problem, Nonlinear anal.
Perturbation from symmetry and multiplicity of solutions for strongly indefinite elliptic systems
Magalhaes, A variational approach to noncooperative el liptic systems, Nonlinear Anal.
Perturbation from symmetry and multiplicity of solutions for strongly indefinite elliptic systems
Krichever, “The Method of Averaging for Two-dimensional ‘Integrable’ Equations”, Functional Anal.
Self-Similar Solutions of the Non-Strictly Hyperbolic Whitham Equations
Yagdjian, The Lax-Mizohata theorem for nonlinear gauge invariant equations, Nonlinear Anal. T.
Remarks on the Well-Posedness of the Nonlinear Cauchy Problem
Accept. for publication in Zeitschrift Anal.
Area estimates for two-dimensional immersions of mean curvature type in Euclidean spaces of higher codimension
Krichever, “The Method of Averaging for Two-dimensional ‘Integrable’ Equations”, Functional Anal.
Self-Similar Solutions of the Non-Strictly Hyperbolic Whitham Equations for the KdV Hierarchy