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midgut

 [mid´gut]
the region of the embryonic digestive tube into which the yolk sac opens; ahead of it is the foregut and caudal to it is the hindgut.

mid·gut

(mid'gŭt),
1. The central portion of the digestive tube; the distal duodenum, small intestine, and proximal colon.
2. The portion of the embryonic gut between the foregut and the hindgut, which originally is open to the yolk sac.

midgut

/mid·gut/ (mid´gut) the region of the embryonic digestive tube into which the yolk sac opens and which gives rise to most of the intestines; ahead of it is the foregut and caudal to it is the hindgut.

midgut

Etymology: AS, midd + guttas
the central portion of the embryonic alimentary canal, between the foregut and the hindgut. It consists of endodermal tissue, is connected to the yolk sac during early prenatal development, and eventually gives rise to some of the small intestine and part of the large intestine. Compare foregut, hindgut.

mid·gut

(mid'gŭt)
1. The central portion of the digestive tube; the distal duodenum, small intestine, and proximal colon.
2. The portion of the embryonic gut between the foregut and the hindgut that originally is open to the yolk sac.

midgut

the middle portion of the ALIMENTARY CANAL.

midgut

the region of the embryonic digestive tube into which the yolk sac opens; ahead of it is the foregut and caudal to it is the hindgut.
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