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His lower appendage suggests a phallic cloaca rummaging around inside a toy version of the wide-open Capitol building.
The male’s penis emerges from his cloaca, going under the female’s shell and into hers.
Male and female birds typically have a cloaca, or vent, which is an opening to their reproductive, digestive, and urinary systems.
The hognose snake (Heterodon platirhinos) of the eastern U.S. is famous for dangling its tongue limply from its mouth and leaking fluid out of its cloaca, its all-purpose hole.
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medical Definition of cloaca
cloacalplay \-ˈā-kəl\ adjective
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