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mesenteron

[mes-en-tuh-ron, mez-] /mɛsˈɛn təˌrɒn, mɛz-/
noun, plural mesentera
[mes-en-ter-uh, mez-] /mɛsˈɛn tər ə, mɛz-/ (Show IPA)
1.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; mes- + enteron
Related forms
mesenteronic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mesenteron

mesenteron

/mɛsˈɛntəˌrɒn/
noun (pl) -tera (-tərə)
1.
a former name for midgut (sense 1)
Derived Forms
mesenteronic, adjective
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mesenteron in Medicine

mesenteron mes·en·ter·on (měz-ěn'tə-rŏn', měs-)
n.
See midgut.

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