mesenteron

[ mes-en-tuh-ron, mez- ]
/ mɛsˈɛn təˌrɒn, mɛz- /

noun, plural mes·en·ter·a [mes-en-ter-uh, mez-] /mɛsˈɛn tər ə, mɛz-/.

Origin of mesenteron

First recorded in 1875–80; mes- + enteron

Related forms

mes·en·ter·on·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mesenteron

mesenteron

/ (mɛsˈɛntəˌrɒn) /

noun plural -tera (-tərə)

a former name for midgut (def. 1)

Derived Forms

mesenteronic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for mesenteron

mesenteron

[ mĕz-ĕntə-rŏn′ ]

n.

midgut
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