rectum

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the terminal section of the alimentary canal

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Apart from Plato, the Bible, and Philon d'Alexandrie, which constitute the three foundations of the commentary in the De recta nominum impositione, Tyard calls on a vertiginous array of sources, and which Margolin examines with precision.
What is taken from a reading of the De recta nominum impositione is ultimately the intermediary position occupied by Tyard which, in rejecting all dogmatism, adopts a measured stance between cratylism on one side, and those who support the idea of the arbitrariness of language, on the other.