archenteron

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

Definition of archenteron

: the cavity of a gastrula forming a primitive gut

Origin and Etymology of archenteron

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

archenteron

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

medical Definition of archenteron

plural archentera play \-ə-rə\
: the cavity of the gastrula of an embryo forming a primitive gut called also gastrocoel

Learn More about archenteron


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up archenteron? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to dancing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!