abdominal pore

noun

: an excretory usually paired aperture opening within or behind the cloacal region in many fishes and affording communication between the abdominal cavity and the exterior

Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of abdominal pore was in 1845

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“Abdominal pore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abdominal%20pore. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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