hemipenis


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hemipenis

[¦he·mē′pē·nəs]
(vertebrate zoology)
Either of a pair of nonerectile, evertible sacs that lie on the floor of the cloaca in snakes and lizards; used as intromittent organs.
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Hemipenis everted, six subcaudals in length (11 mm), covered with a dense layer of small spinules that are interspersed with larger spines.