Body orifice

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

A body orifice is an opening in the body of an animal. In a typical mammalian body such as the human body, the body orifices are:

In other organisms with different body plans, there are other body orifices, such as the cloaca in reptiles, and the siphon in cephalopods.

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