mesenteron

[mes-en-tuh-ron, mez-]

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

mesenteron

[mĕz-ĕntə-rŏn′]
n.
  1. midgut
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