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hindgut

 [hīnd´gut]
a pocket formed beneath the caudal portion of the developing embryo, which develops into the distal portion of the small intestine, the colon, and the rectum.

hind·gut

(hīnd'gŭt),
1. The caudal or terminal part of the embryonic gut.
2. Descending and sigmoid colon, rectum and superior two thirds of the anal canal.
Synonym(s): endgut

hindgut

(hīnd′gŭt′)
n.
The posterior portion of the digestive tract in vertebrates and certain invertebrates.

hind·gut

(hīnd'gŭt)
1. The caudal or terminal part of the embryonic gut.
2. The left part of transverse colon, descending and sigmoid colon, rectum, and superior part of anal canal.