mesenteron

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


Nearby words

  1. mesenteriopexy,
  2. mesenteriorrhaphy,
  3. mesenteriplication,
  4. mesenteritis,
  5. mesenterium,
  6. mesentery,
  7. mesh,
  8. mesh connection,
  9. mesh knot,
  10. mesha stele

Origin of mesenteron

First recorded in 1875–80; mes- + enteron

Related formsmes·en·ter·on·ic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for mesenteron

mesenteron

noun plural -tera (-tərə)

a former name for midgut (def. 1)
Derived Formsmesenteronic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for mesenteron

mesenteron

[mĕz-ĕntə-rŏn′]

n.

midgut

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