noun, plural en·ter·a [en-ter-uh]. /ˈɛn tər ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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Example sentences from the Web for enteron
This structure as has been noted above, is quite distinct from the other parts of the enteron.
A reconstruction, plotted from transverse sections, of the enteron of an embryo of about the age of the one shown in figure 6.
Because of the lack of properly fixed tissue no sections of the enteron of this stage were made.
In A the shell-gland and the mouth and the rudiment of the enteron are shown; primitive mesoderm cells.
The openings of the Wolffian ducts, wdo, are seen at the lower end of the section of the enteron.
British Dictionary definitions for enteron
noun plural -tera (-tərə)
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Idioms and Phrases with enteron
Also, enter upon. Set out, begin, as in We are entering on a new era, or They entered upon the most difficult part of the research. [Early 1600s]