mesenteron


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mesenteron

 [mes-en´ter-on]
the midgut.

mes·en·ter·on

(mes-en'ter-on),
The midportion of the insect alimentary canal and site of digestion; the mesenteron may possess anterior fingerlike projections, the gastric ceca, and a tubular anterior midgut, followed posteriorly by the saccular ventriculus, or stomach.
[mes- + G. enteron, intestine]

mesenteron

/mes·en·ter·on/ (mez-en´ter-on) the midgut.

mesenteron

(mĕz-ĕn′tə-rŏn′, mĕs-)
n.
See midgut.

mes·en′ter·on′ic adj.

mesenteron

the midgut.