archenteron


arch·en·ter·on

noun \är-ˈken-tə-ˌrän, -rən\

Definition of ARCHENTERON

:  the cavity of a gastrula forming a primitive gut

Origin of ARCHENTERON

New Latin
First Known Use: 1877

arch·en·ter·on

noun \är-ˈkent-ə-ˌrän, -rən\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural arch·en·tera \-ə-rə\

Medical Definition of ARCHENTERON

: the cavity of the gastrula of an embryo forming a primitive gut—called also gastrocoel

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