from The Century Dictionary.
- Placed in front of the anus: as, the preanal pores of a lizard.
- noun A preanal process; specifically, in herpetology, a preanal scale, one of those immediately in front of the anus.
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situatedin front of the anus, anteriorto the anus
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- adjective situated in front of the anus
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Colour, grey; sides with small granules; thumb short; chin-shields four; tail rounded with transverse series of small spines; femoral and preanal pores in a continuous line.
Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon James Emerson Tennent 1836