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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

/hind·gut/ (-gut) the embryonic structure from which the caudal intestine, chiefly the colon, is formed.

hindgut

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

hindgut

[hīnd′gut]
Etymology: ME, hind + AS, guttas
the caudal portion of the embryonic alimentary canal. It is formed by the development of the tail fold and eventually gives rise to part of the small and large intestines, rectum, bladder, and urogenital ducts. Compare foregut, midgut. See also cloaca.

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.

hindgut

the caudal portion of the embryonic gut which develops into the colon and the rectum.
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However, because of the effects of hindgut fermentation of fiber and utilization of other by-pass nutrients, this study showed that higher inclusion levels of wheat bran had higher DE contents, especially for heavier pigs.
Tubular duplication of the hindgut with genitourinary anomalies.
For the hindgut group, it was not possible to construct a reliable ROC curve because of the small number of patients (n = 8).
The passage of the midgut to the hindgut is characterized by the insertion of Malpighian tubules.
A double-edged razor blade was used to subdivide guts into foregut, midgut, forward hindgut, middle hindgut, and rear hindgut as illustrated in Lai et al.
a, Exosmosis of ecdysial fluid and an additional molt (15 x); b, failure to shed the head capsule (30 x); c, failure to shed the exuvium (20x); d, bulging of the hindgut (10 x); and e, deformed pupa (10 x).
Consensus guidelines for the management of patients with liver metastases from digestive (neuro) endocrine tumors: foregut, midgut, hindgut, and unknown primary.
Uric acid can be utilized as a nutrient by termites and cockroaches following digestion by uricolytic bacteria harbored in the hindgut or fat body.
The development of the mesentery starts when the foregut, midgut and hindgut are in broad contact with mesenchyme of the posterior abdominal wall in the fetus.
Bacteria, fungi, and protists live in the termite hindgut to break down cellulose, and the digestion process allows termites to cycle nitrogen back into the ecosystem (Curtis & Waller, 1998).
Members of the Leishmania subgenus develop in the midgut, and representatives of the Viannia subgenus develop in the hindgut and the midgut.
Enzyme activities of the hindgut microflora of laboratory animals and man.