cloaca


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Synonyms for cloaca

(zoology) the cavity (in birds, reptiles, amphibians, most fish, and monotremes but not mammals) at the end of the digestive tract into which the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts open

a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water

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INTRODUCTION: OEIS (Omphalocele Exstrophy of cloaca Imperforate anus and Spinal defects) complex is a rare fetal polymalformation of uncertain etiology, has been regarded as sporadic in nature with a low recurrence risk.
This turtle can pump water in and out of the sacs near its cloaca and meet up to two-thirds of its oxygen needs this way.
La reproduccion por medio de la induccion hormonal se realizo durante los anos de 2003-2005, el procedimiento fue inyectar intramuscularmente a la hembra y al macho dorsalmente a nivel de la cloaca en ambas especies.
Motility and transit time of the esophagus, proventriculus, ventriculus, and intestines appeared normal; however, a Filing defect was apparent just cranial to the cloaca.
Como se recordara, no fue la Procuraduria General de la Republica sino el Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos, el organismo que destapo la cloaca de corrupcion que operaba en el otorgamiento de millonarios contratos de CFE a empresas extranjeras.
Ejemplares examinados: Dos (ENCB-IPN 17660 y 17846), preservados unicamente como pieles, las cuales carecen de la cabeza, la region de la cloaca y la cola.
Sumergida en viscosa estulticia, la clase media, al confiar en Felipe Calderon y los demas panistas, contribuye a mantener en la cloaca burocratica a quienes han usado y aprovecharan sus cargos publicos para emprender negocios personales.
Add to that artists' sustained fascination with machines (painting machines, for one, along the lines of the contraption described by Alfred Jarry in Gestes et opinions du docteur Faustroll, pataphysicien [1898], itself a fairly organic invention); the meditations on waste, human or otherwise, by the likes of Marcel Duchamp, Kurt Schwitters, and Piero Manzoni; and the recent wave of abject art (in which we might classify Delvoye's own turd-motif mosaics made in the early '90s)--and Cloaca, 2000, takes its rightful place as art history's greatest inevitability.
Therefore, careful evaluation of avian patients with radiographic evidence of egg binding should be performed to avoid possible iatrogenic deterioration of the patient's condition, secondary to inappropriate treatment attempts, such as hormonal induction of oviposition or attempts to remove the retained egg via the cloaca.
El caso resulta escandaloso porque pone en evidencia la impreparacion y cobardia de los agentes de la Agencia Federal de Investigaciones --y seguramente de los integrantes de otras corporaciones-- y muestra, una vez mas, por si hiciera falta, que el Poder Judicial es una cloaca en la que se mueven jueces cuya actuacion es, por decir lo menos, clasista, abusiva y notoriamente injusta (observese que no digo legal, pues ya se sabe que la legalidad sirve para dos cosas: para nada y para una puritita fregada).
Observou-se que tanto os ovarios como os ovidutos sao supridos pelas arterias ovarianas, ramos diretos da aorta dorsal, enquanto a cloaca recebe fluxo sanguineo da arteria cloacal, ramo originario da arteria iliaca comum, sendo possivel concluir que a nutricao dos orgaos reprodutivos do Kinosternon scorpioides femea assemelha-se ao padrao vascular dos quelonios.
In Magellanic penguins, avian pox expresses externally as wart-like lesions around the beak, flippers, cloaca, feet, and eyes.
La epidemia de la nueva gripe, que amenaza al mundo, esta destapando una cloaca en Mexico.
The psittacine birds were clinically observed, and swabs of crop and cloaca as well as serum samples were collected 3 separate times at intervals of 2-6 months.