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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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Our morphological comparisons of bacula from these two taxa provide further support for their species status (Fig.
The SE images of Nemliher (2006) represent a fragment of a dorsal valve etched with 20% [H.sub.2][O.sub.2], showing compact laminae and baculate laminae with poorly observable bacula.
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For cranial and bacular measurements, the skulls and bacula were prepared and measured following Bates et al.
We appreciate the field assistance by a number of students from Purdue University, especially Tom Bacula, Andy Gima, and Nick Gzra, in the collection of fish assemblage information.
The most obvious ones are the presence-absence of a tectum, columella layer, and free-standing bacula. In many cases these conditions are easy to recognize, but in some instances TEM observations may be required.
Crania containing tusks (or tusk fragments), and somewhat less commonly other teeth, are the next most common find, followed by mandibles, limb bones, cranial fragments without tusks, and penis bones (bacula).
A comparative study of the bacula of woodrats (subfamily Neotominae).