foregut

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noun fore·gut \ˈfȯr-ˌgət\

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

First Known Use of foregut

1875


Medical Dictionary

foregut

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noun fore·gut \-ˌgət\

Medical Definition of foregut

  1. 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. 2:  the anterior part of the definitive digestive tract of an invertebrate animal


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