anal plate(redirected from Anal scale)
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anal plate[′ān·əl ‚plāt]
An embryonic plate formed of endoderm and ectoderm through which the anus later ruptures.
One of the plates on the posterior portion of the plastron in turtles.
A large scale anterior to the anus of most snakes.
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