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clo·a·cal

(klō-ā'kăl),
Pertaining to the cloaca.

clo·a·cal

(klō-ā'kăl)
Pertaining to the cloaca.

cloacal

emanating from or pertaining to cloaca.

cloacal kiss
the contact which occurs during insemination in birds when the vent of the female is everted exposing the cloacal mucosa against which the phallus of the male is pressed.
cloacal membrane
caudal boundary of the cloaca; membranous in the embryo, ruptured during organogenesis.
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Rohwer 1978) are convinced that successful copulations in birds require the cooperation of the female, but Morris (1957) reported that in Bronze Mannikins (Lonchura cucullata), cloacal contact by males when females were uncooperative apparently was fairly easy on the ground but not on perches.
Urogenital duct characters with observed variation within a family are coded as polymorphic, while polymorphic character states for male cloacal characters were resolved following Sever (1991a).
Cloacal opening at midlevel of thighs, covered by a cloacal fold with an entire free border; thighs smooth, without tubercles; length of tibia about 47% the snout-to-vent distance; ventral and dorsal sides of tibiae smooth; tarsal fold conspicuous, elevated, not ending in tubercle; tarsal fold located towards half distal portion of tarsum, aligned with dermal keel coming alongside border of first toe, although separated by the metatarsal inner tubercle; inner metatarsal tubercle ovoid, approximately three times longer than wide and 2.
Omphalocele: Some abdominal organs, covered by a thin membrane, protrude through abdominal muscles Exstrophy of the cloaca: Bladder is open in half; rectum communicates with the bladder Imperforate anus: Anus has not been formed or perforated and colon communicates with bladder Spinal defects: Babies with cloacal exstrophy may have varying degrees of a spinal defect called spina bifida
Photoperiod-induced changes in cloacal gland physiology and testes weight in male japanese quail selected for divergent adrenocortical responsiveness.
2 ml of sample prepared from soil of chicken market (dilution up to 10 3) and a loop full of selective enriched broth from previously incubated cloacal swab sample were spread on the solid surface of TCBS agar medium, 1.
Recovery rates, serotypes, and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of salmonellae isolated from cloacal swabs of wild Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) in Zimbabwe.
A torso may rise conventionally up to an Elizabethan ruff only to be topped by the head of a beagle; a man may make a hat out of a cloacal nest of sausages; a woman may have one head but three faces, each sharing at least one eye with its neighbor.
It is therefore important to look on the fetal MRI for additional lesions, such as an omphalocele, a cloacal bladder exstrophy, an imperforate anus, and nonspecific pelvic and renal abnormalities, according to Dr.
Observations were made on 381 terrapins for nasal discharge, eye abnormalities, overall activity and responsiveness, skin and shell abnormalities, and cloacal abnormalities.