noun, plural arch·en·ter·a [ahr-ken-ter-uh] /ɑrˈkɛn tər ə/. Embryology.
Related formsarch·en·ter·ic [ahr-kuh n-ter-ik] /ˌɑr kənˈtɛr ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for archenteron
The archenteron gives off two lateral pounchs and thus becomes trilobed.
The mesoblast is developed from the walls of hollow outgrowths of the archenteron, the cavities of which become the body cavity.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The greater part of the mesoblast is developed from the walls of the archenteron.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
The archenteron becomes the gastrovascular system or coelenteron.
The part of the archenteron that remains within the embryo proper begins in this third week to be moulded into the head-cavity.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley