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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.
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These feedstuffs differed in total NSP and proportion of soluble and insoluble fiber (Table 1), as well as in fermentative capacity as assessed through production of VFA during an in vitro hindgut simulation setup.
Rankin et al., "Genomic integration of Wnt/8-catenin and BMP/Smad1 signaling coordinates foregut and hindgut transcriptional programs," Development, vol.
This CCW bias can be seen as early as the establishment of day 3 endoderm and becomes even more apparent in day 7 mid/ hindgut (Figures 3(c) and 3(e)).
The hindgut hypothesis suggests that the early presentation of incompletely digested nutrients to the distal intestine after surgery leads to greater GLP-1 secretion from L-cells, subsequently improving insulin action [11].
Koo, "Enteric duplication in the adult, derived from the foregut, midgut and hindgut: presentation, patterns and literature review," Canadian Journal of Surgery, vol.
Ohotoko et al (2000) reported GH45 cellulase homologs from the symbiotic protists in the hindgut of termite Reticulitermes speratus using consensus PCR and cDNA library screening.
Finally, gastric fluids were extracted from the foregut, midgut, and hindgut as well as the hepatopancreas and gastric ceca and assayed for the ability to degrade cellulose or chitin.
Total RNA was isolated from the pleopods, hindgut, gills, and digestive gland of adult shrimp; the mRNA of each sample was obtained, as described in the preceding section.
The primitive intestine is composed of four parts: the pharyngeal gut, the foregut, the midgut, and the hindgut. The pharyngeal gut is separated from the stomodeum by the buccopharyngeal membrane.
Food competition between a large ruminant and a small hindgut fermentor: the case of the roe deer and mountain hare.--Oecologia 128: 499-508.
Normally, during embryogenesis the more aboral portion of the hindgut gives rise to the rectum and allantois.