abdominal pore

noun

Definition of abdominal pore

: 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

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First Known Use of abdominal pore

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Abdominal pore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abdominal%20pore. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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