Baculum



noun (pl) -la (-lə), -lums
a bony support in the penis of certain mammals, esp the carnivores
Historical Examples

The baculum in Microtus ochrogaster—orientation and variation with age.
The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson

Shape of baculum most resembled that of Ochrotomys and Calomys.
Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys Robert L. Packard

The total length of the baculum, considered together with its shape, serves to identify to species all specimens examined by me.
Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys Robert L. Packard

There the species differ in color, in the shape of the skull, and in the size and shape of the baculum.
North American Jumping Mice (Genus Zapus) Philip H. Krutzsch

The baculum does not, however, suddenly reach its maximum maturity.
The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson

The development of the baculum has been studied by Callery in Mesocricetus auratus and by Ruth in the laboratory rat.
The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson

Voles of the genus Microtus vary in the structure of the baculum almost as much as do the lemmings.
The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson

Maximum development of the baculum is reached late in the reproductive life of the hamster.
The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson

It should be noted that not all species can be keyed out on the basis of the baculum.
The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson

The development of the baculum in Microtus ochrogaster was studied in 32 specimens of various ages.
The Baculum in Microtine Rodents Sydney Anderson

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