entera

enteron

[en-tuh-ron, -ter-uhn]
noun, plural entera [en-ter-uh] . Anatomy, Zoology.
the alimentary canal; the digestive tract.

Origin:
1835–45; < Neo-Latin < Greek énteron intestine

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enteron (ˈɛntəˌrɒn)
 
n , pl -tera
the alimentary canal, esp of an embryo or a coelenterate
 
[C19: via New Latin from Greek: intestine; related to Latin inter between]

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enteron en·ter·on (ěn'tə-rŏn')
n.
The alimentary canal; the intestines.

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