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archenteron

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noun arch·en·ter·on \är-ˈken-tə-ˌrän, -rən\

Definition of archenteron

  1. :  the cavity of a gastrula forming a primitive gut



Origin and Etymology of archenteron

New Latin


First Known Use: 1877


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archenteron

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noun arch·en·ter·on \är-ˈkent-ə-ˌrän, -rən\

Medical Definition of archenteron

plural

archentera

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




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