mesenteron

noun
mes·​en·​ter·​on | \ (ˌ)me-ˈzen-tə-ˌrän How to pronounce mesenteron (audio) , ˌmē-, -ˈsen-, -rən \
plural mesentera\ (ˌ)me-​ˈzen-​tə-​rə , ˌmē-​ , -​ˈsen-​ \

Definition of mesenteron

: the part of the digestive tract that is developed from the archenteron and is lined with hypoblast

First Known Use of mesenteron

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mesenteron

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The first known use of mesenteron was in 1877

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“Mesenteron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesenteron. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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mesenteron

noun
mes·​en·​ter·​on | \ (ˈ)mez-ˈent-ə-ˌrän How to pronounce mesenteron (audio) , (ˈ)mēz- How to pronounce mesenteron (audio) , (ˈ)mēs-, (ˈ)mes-, -rən \
plural mesentera\ -​ə-​rə How to pronounce mesenteron (audio) \

Medical Definition of mesenteron

: the part of the digestive tract that is developed from the archenteron and is lined with hypoblast

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