"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.
Olojede OC, Collins KE, Womack SK, Gerard PD, Peebles ED. Relationships of eggshell, air cell, and cloacal temperatures of embryonated broiler hatching eggs during incubation. Poult Sci. 2016 Oct 01; 95(10):2306-13.
Perez-Brayfield MR, Clarke HS, Pattaras JG. Complete bladder, urethral, and vaginal duplication in a 50-year-old woman. Urology. 2002 Sep; 60(3):514.
Davidoff AM, Hebra A, Balmer D, Templeton JM, Schnaufer L. Management of the gastrointestinal tract and nutrition in patients with cloacal exstrophy. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Jun; 31(6):771-3.