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abdominal pore

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩ pɔɹ/, /əbˈdɑm.ə.nl̩ pɔɹ/

NounEdit

abdominal pore (uncountable)

  1. (ichthyology) A pair of sphincters near the cloaca that allow for communication between the abdominal cavity and the exterior.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 2