foregut

noun
fore·​gut | \ ˈfȯr-ˌgət How to pronounce foregut (audio) \

Definition of foregut

: the anterior part of the digestive tract of a vertebrate embryo that develops into the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and extreme anterior part of the intestine

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1875, in the meaning defined above

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foregut

noun
fore·​gut | \ -ˌgət How to pronounce foregut (audio) \

Medical Definition of foregut

1 : the anterior part of the digestive tract of a vertebrate embryo that develops into the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and extreme anterior part of the intestine
2 : the anterior part of the definitive digestive tract of an invertebrate animal

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