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baculum

(băk′yə-ləm)
n. pl. bacu·la or bacu·lums
The bone of the penis of many mammals, including most rodents, carnivores, and nonhuman primates. Also called os penis.
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We also examined the baculum of T aureus (n = 2) collected in the Cordillera Central.
Aylard's speech thus recalled the 1961 meeting and, of course, the baculum trophy presentation.
The study, conducted by Dr Jean-Francois Lemaitre from the University of Liverpool with colleagues in France and Switzerland, found that dominant males had wider penis bones, also called baculum.
Loeb Classical Library (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1984), 2: 410-411: "hunc modo serpentem, baculum qui nexibus ambit, perspice et usque nota visu, ut cognoscere possis
Y por ultimo, la palpable admiracion de la que dan muestras los autores por el sistema de la bibliometria, las citas y el conteo y numeracion de publicaciones propias y ajenas les lleva a abusar del argumentum ad baculum, o de autoridad, segun el cual es cierto lo que dice la autoridad a la que le doy autoridad y falso lo que dice aquella a quien se la niego a priori.
Thus, the physical variant of the ad baculum is ranked as the most unreasonable discussion move (van Eemeren et al.
The absence of a baculum, or penis bone, indicates she was female.
Dicha "explicitacion" hace uso de formas lexicas y sintacticas que la constituyen en enunciado connotativo bajo el cual puede leerse la ideologia que redefine ad baculum (8) el argumento de verdad (interes publico) que le sirvio de base.
cum Aesculapio baculum, cum Archimede radium, cum Euphrate horoscopium, cum Perdice circinum, cum Vitruuio perpendiculum quaeque numquam inuestigare destiterit cum Thalete tempora, cum Atlante sidera, cum Zeto pondera, cum Chrysippo numeros, cum Euclide mensuras.
Thus, the cane of the traveler, the stick or baculum, that can be understood as the <<magic wand>> employed to concentrate the supernatural forces to get rid of enemies, was probably originated after the apparition of the symbolism of the snake (14); even so, as the cane of the traveler, is susceptible of sprouting new leaves, then signifying the possibility of a new or renewed life.