exstrophy of cloaca

n.

A developmental anomaly in which an area of intestinal mucosa is interposed between two separate areas of the urinary bladder.

Nearby words

  1. exsolve,
  2. exsorption,
  3. exstipulate,
  4. exstrophy,
  5. exstrophy of bladder,
  6. ext,
  7. ext.,
  8. extant,
  9. extd.,
  10. extemporal


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