periproct definition

  • noun:
    • the location around the rectum in some invertebrates, such as for instance echinoderms.
    • The region surrounding the rectum, especially in echinoderms.
    • the location surrounding the rectum, especially of echinoderms.
    • The circumanal bodywall of an echinoderm; the aboral an element of the perisome instantly about the anal area: the exact opposite of peristome.
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