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midgut

Saltos de línea: mid¦gut
Pronunciación: /ˈmɪdɡʌt
 
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Definición de midgut en inglés:

sustantivo

Zoology
The middle part of the alimentary canal, including (in vertebrates) the small intestine.
Example sentences
  • There was spiraling of the bowel around the midgut mesentery and the midgut was dusky in color.
  • The reproductive system is anatomically simple, and it seems that the two ovaries derive nutrition directly from the midgut, a feature also seen in freshwater chaetonotoid gastrotrichs.
  • These grow inward and eventually fuse to form the endoderm of the midgut, while ectoderm is dragged inward behind them at each end to form the foregut and the hindgut.

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