proctodaeum

noun proc·to·dae·um \ ˌpräk-tə-ˈdē-əm \

Definition of proctodaeum

plural proctodaea play \-ˈdē-ə\ or proctodaeums
:the embryonic posterior ectodermal part of the digestive tract

Origin and Etymology of proctodaeum

New Latin, from Greek prōktos anus + hodos way


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