enteron

noun en·ter·on \ ˈen-tə-ˌrän , -rən \

Definition of enteron

: the digestive tract or system used especially of the embryo

Origin and Etymology of enteron

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


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enteron

noun en·ter·on \ ˈent-ə-ˌrän , -rən \

medical Definition of enteron

: the digestive tract or system used especially of the embryo

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