"Anal Sacs" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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).
- Anal Sacs
- Anal Sac
- Anal Glands, Animal
- Anal Gland, Animal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Anal Sacs" by people in Profiles.
Yoshimoto S, Kato D, Kamoto S, Yamamoto K, Tsuboi M, Shinada M, Ikeda N, Tanaka Y, Yoshitake R, Eto S, Saeki K, Chambers JK, Kinoshita R, Uchida K, Nishimura R, Nakagawa T. Detection of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 overexpression in canine anal sac gland carcinoma. J Vet Med Sci. 2019 Jul 19; 81(7):1034-1039.