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[en-tuh-ron, -ter-uh n] /ˈɛn təˌrɒn, -tər ən/
noun, plural entera
[en-ter-uh] /ˈɛn tər ə/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy, Zoology.
the alimentary canal; the digestive tract.
Origin of enteron
1835-45; < New Latin < Greek énteron intestine Unabridged
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noun (pl) -tera (-tərə)
the alimentary canal, esp of an embryo or a coelenterate
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Greek: intestine; related to Latin inter between
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enteron in Medicine

enteron en·ter·on (ěn'tə-rŏn')
The alimentary canal; the intestines.

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