"Cloaca" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A dilated cavity extended caudally from the hindgut. In adult birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many fishes but few mammals, cloaca is a common chamber into which the digestive, urinary and reproductive tracts discharge their contents. In most mammals, cloaca gives rise to LARGE INTESTINE; URINARY BLADDER; and GENITALIA.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cloaca" by people in Profiles.
Total and partial urogenital mobilization: focus on urinary continence. J Urol. 2012 Apr; 187(4):1422-6.
Application of a continent fecal reservoir in patients with cloacal exstrophy. J Urol. 2010 Jan; 183(1):290-6.
Variants of the exstrophy complex: a single institution experience. J Urol. 2005 May; 173(5):1732-7.
Plasma levels and renal handling of endogenous amino acids in snakes: a comparative study. J Exp Zool. 1986 Apr; 238(1):17-28.