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clo·a·ca

 (klō-ā′kə)
n. pl. clo·a·cae (-sē′)
1. A sewer or latrine.
2. Zoology
a. The common cavity that serves as the opening for the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts in many vertebrates, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, monotremes, and some fishes.
b. The posterior part of the intestinal tract in various invertebrates.

[Latin cloāca, sewer, canal.]

clo·a′cal (-kəl) adj.
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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
Differential diagnosis: incomplete duplication of the urinary bladder, urinary bladder diverticulum and cloacal malformation.
A temperatura cloacal tambem foi obtida semanalmente de quatro aves com auxilio de um termometro clinico veterinario com alarme sonoro indicador de estabilizacao de temperatura.
Como ejemplos, se pueden mencionar variaciones morfologicas y anatomicas altamente dependientes y formadas por determinado nivel de T u otra hormona relacionada, como la relacion entre la longitud de los digitos 2 y 4 en varias especies (Manning, Stewart, Bundred & Trivers, 2004; Putz, Gaulin, Sporter & McBurney, 2004; McIntyre, 2006), el tamano de la glandula cloacal de la codorniz (Adkins & Adler, 1972), el movimiento ritmico del esfinter cloacal (Siewert & Adkins-Regan, 1998).
Other results are less clear--as in cases of infants whose sex is reassigned due to cloacal exstrophy, a rare birth defect.
01 mm: longitud rostro cloacal (LRC), longitud de la cabeza (LC), altura de la cabeza (AC), ancho de la cabeza (ANC), longitud del femur derecho (LFD), longitud tibia derecha (LTD) y ancho de la boca (APB) siguiendo a Castro (1988).
Se realizaran controles de los centinelas quincenalmente tomando un hisopo cloacal y si fuera posible un hisopo traqueal.
The device specifically and sensitively detects the avian influenza strain H5N1 from poultry cloacal and tracheal swab samples in less than 30 minutes and could help health officials coordinate a rapid response for the eradication, quarantine, and vaccination of animals.
O Sistema Digestivo destes inicia sua formacao por volta da quarta semana gestacional, onde a partir do endoderma, ocorre um fechamento da membrana bucofaringea (extremidade cefalica) e membrana cloacal (extremidade caudal) do intestino primitivo.
Formerly, intestinal samples have always been needed to make a definitive PEC diagnosis, but cloacal samples--easier to collect and process--have been found just as suitable for testing.
Unfortunately, here and there in this and other chapters, Crouch adopts a rather bullying, sneering tone often accompanied by cloacal allusions addressed generally to persons with whom he disagrees.
Con el objetivo de determinar la flora normal aerobia, nasal y cloacal de la tortuga lora (Lepidochelys olivacea), entre los meses de julio y agosto del 2002, se colectaron muestras bacteriologicas de 45 quelonios aparentemente sanos, durante el desove en Playa Nancite, Parque Nacional Santa Rosa, Costa Rica, a traves del uso de hisopos esteriles que se introdujeron en la cloaca y en uno de los conductos nasales.