coprodaeum

noun
cop·​ro·​dae·​um
variants: or coprodeum \ ˌkäprəˈdēəm , ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗ \
plural -s

Definition of coprodaeum

: the innermost division of the cloaca of birds or reptiles

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History and Etymology for coprodaeum

New Latin, from copr- + -odaeum, -odeum (from Greek hodaion, neuter of hodaios on the way, from hodos way)

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“Coprodaeum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coprodaeum. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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