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Anal Sacs

Introduction: Anal Sacs

Description of Anal Sacs

Anal Sacs: A pair of anal glands or sacs, located on either side of the ANUS, that produce and store a dark, foul-smelling fluid in carnivorous animals such as MEPHITIDAE and DOGS. The expelled fluid is used as a defensive repellent (in skunks) or a material to mark territory (in dogs).
Source: MeSH 2007

Anal Sacs: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Anal Sacs

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