archenteron

noun

arch·​en·​ter·​on är-ˈken-tə-ˌrän How to pronounce archenteron (audio)
-rən
: the cavity of a gastrula forming a primitive gut

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of archenteron was in 1876

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“Archenteron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archenteron. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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Medical Definition

archenteron

noun

arch·​en·​ter·​on är-ˈkent-ə-ˌrän, -rən How to pronounce archenteron (audio)
plural archentera -ə-rə How to pronounce archenteron (audio)
: the cavity of the gastrula of an embryo forming a primitive gut

called also gastrocoel

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