mesenteron

noun
mes·en·ter·on | \ (ˌ)me-ˈzen-tə-ˌrän , ˌmē- , -ˈsen- , -rən \
plural mesentera\-tə-rə \

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

New Latin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about mesenteron

Share mesenteron

Statistics for mesenteron

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for mesenteron

The first known use of mesenteron was in 1877

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for mesenteron

mesenteron

noun
mes·en·ter·on | \ (ˈ)mez-ˈent-ə-ˌrän , (ˈ)mēz- , (ˈ)mēs- , (ˈ)mes- , -rən \
plural -tera\-ə-rə \

Medical Definition of mesenteron 

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

More from Merriam-Webster on mesenteron

See words that rhyme with mesenteron

Comments on mesenteron

What made you want to look up mesenteron? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!