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- adj. Of or pertaining to the cloaca or the sewer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a cloaca.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of a cloaca, in any sense.
- In zoology, having a cloaca: applied specifically to the monotremes.
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Most birds don't have insertable parts, achieving fertilization by the so-called cloacal kiss.
Doctors say the baby is suffering from a rare disorder called cloacal exstrophy.
These include repairs for bladder exstrophy, cloacal exstrophy, spina bifida, hypospadias and epispadias.
We are well known for our major reconstructive surgical program, in which bladder and cloacal exstrophy (a birth defect in boys and girls), and hypospadias (a urethral defect in boys) are repaired.
Can a complete primary repair approach be applied to cloacal exstrophy?
But no: I am still here, in this little office, where the fluorescent light surrounds me like cloacal fluid.
We were shocked to note that a man who is normally firmly embedded within the cloacal vent of whichever Labour MP is speaking should appear to have spontaneously grown a pair .
The morphology is revealing: snakes and lizards have the same regions, cervical (yellow), thoracic (blue), sacral (or cloacal in the snake, which lacks pelvic structures in most species) in green, and caudal or tail segments (red).
Colours indicate the different vertebral regions: yellow, cervical; dark blue, thoracic; light blue, lumbar; green, sacral (in lizard) or cloacal (in snake); red, caudal.
Ummmm Maybe not - Yes, Colloquial would indeed be suitable, but then, so would cloacal (refering to the single waste aparture of chickens - combined anus and urine disposal, as well as for egg laying in hens)