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enteron

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noun en·ter·on \ˈen-tə-ˌrän, -rən\

Definition of enteron

  1. :  the alimentary canal or system —used especially of the embryo



Origin and Etymology of enteron

New Latin, from Greek, intestine — more at inter-


First Known Use: circa 1842


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noun en·ter·on \ˈent-ə-ˌrän, -rən\

Medical Definition of enteron

  1. :  the digestive tract or system—used especially of the embryo




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