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gut

 [gut]
2. the primordial digestive tube, consisting of the foregut, midgut, and hindgut.
chromic gut (chromicized gut) surgical gut treated with a chromic salt to increase its resistance to absorption in tissues.
surgical gut an absorbable sterile strand prepared from collagen derived from healthy mammals, used for absorbable sutures. It was originally prepared from the submucous layer of the intestines of sheep. Called also catgut.

gut

(gŭt),
1.
See also: suture. Synonym(s): intestine
2. Embryonic digestive tube.
See also: suture.
3. Abbreviated term for catgut.
See also: suture.
[A.S.]

gut

(gut)
2. the primordial digestive tube, consisting of the fore-, mid-, and hindgut.

blind gut  cecum.
chromic gut , chromicized gut surgical gut treated with a chromic salt to increase its resistance to absorption in tissues.
postanal gut  a temporary extension of the embryonic gut caudal to the cloaca.
preoral gut  Seessel's pouch.
primordial gut  archenteron.
surgical gut  catgut; an absorbable sterile strand made from collagen of a mammal; used in absorbable sutures.
tail gut  postanal g.

gut

(gŭt)
n.
a. The digestive tract or a portion thereof, especially the intestine or stomach.
b. The embryonic digestive tube, consisting of the foregut, the midgut, and the hindgut.
c. guts The bowels or entrails; viscera.
tr.v. gutted, gutting, guts
To remove the intestines or entrails of; eviscerate.

gut′ty adj.

gut

Etymology: AS, guttas
1 intestine.
2
Usage notes: (informal)
digestive tract.
3 suture material manufactured from the intestines of sheep.

gut

(gŭt)
1. Synonym(s): intestine.
2. Embryonic digestive tube.
3. Abbreviated term for catgut.
See also: suture
[A.S.]

gut

The intestine. The term is neither slang nor popular. A major gastro-enterology journal is called Gut . The term is also sometimes used as an abbreviation for CATGUT.

gut

see ALIMENTARY CANAL.

gut

1. the bowel or intestine.
2. the primitive digestive tube, consisting of the fore-, mid- and hindgut.
3. catgut.

gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT)
see gut-associated lymphoid tissue.
gut edema
see edema disease.
gut sweetbread
gut-tie
see pelvic hernia.
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