coprodaeum

noun

cop·​ro·​dae·​um
variants or coprodeum
ˌkäprəˈdēəm,
ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗
plural -s
: the innermost division of the cloaca of birds or reptiles

Word History

Etymology

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 18 Jun. 2024.

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