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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.
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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
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hindgut

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