Definition of midgut
: the middle part of a digestive tract
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In addition, the scientists found that these trilobites’ digestive systems included a midgut gland, which in modern arthropods is typically found in predators.
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Medical Definition of midgut
1: the middle part of the digestive tract of a vertebrate embryo that in humans gives rise to the more distal part of the duodenum and to the jejunum, ileum, cecum and appendix, ascending colon, and much of the transverse colon
2: the mesodermal intermediate part of the intestine of an invertebrate animal
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