proctodeum

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From Ancient Greek πρωκτός (prōktós) with ὁδαῖος (hodaîos), of ὁδός (hodós).

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  • IPA(key): /ˌpɹɒktəˈdiːəm/

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proctodeum (plural proctodeums or proctodea)

  1. The back ectodermal part of an alimentary canal.
    • 2015, Brian Speer, Current Therapy in Avian Medicine and Surgery[1], page 334:
      The proctodeum is slightly larger than the urodeum in most species. It is separated from the urodeum by the uroproctodeal fold.

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From Ancient Greek πρωκτός (prōktós) with ὁδαῖος (hodaîos), of ὁδός (hodós).

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proctodeum m (plural proctodeums)

  1. proctodeum