retromingent

[ re-troh-min-juhnt ]
/ ˌrɛ troʊˈmɪn dʒənt /

adjective

urinating backward because of bodily configuration: The lion is a retromingent animal.

noun

an animal that urinates backward.

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Origin of retromingent

1645–55; retro- + Latin mingent- stem of mingens), present participle of mingere to urinate

OTHER WORDS FROM retromingent

ret·ro·min·gen·cy, noun
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