Definition of baculum in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbakyələm/

noun (plural bacula /-lə/)

Another term for os penis.
Example sentences
  • Like some other mammal taxa, but unlike rabbits and other lagomorphs, male rodents have a baculum (penis bone).
  • The males have a well-developed baculum with a total length of around 72 mm.
  • Male viverrids have a baculum.


1930s: modern Latin.

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Syllabification: bac·u·lum

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