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 [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.
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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.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

gut

(gŭt)
1. Synonym(s): intestine.
2. Embryonic digestive tube.
3. Abbreviated term for catgut.
See also: suture
[A.S.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

gut

see ALIMENTARY CANAL.
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