Definition of foregut in English:

foregut

Syllabification: fore·gut
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌɡət
 
/

noun

Anatomy & Zoology
The anterior part of the gut, toward the mouth.
More example sentences
  • From the mouth, the esophagus leads to the foregut and then intestine, where digestion and absorption occur.
  • Hemolymph flow rates to the mouthparts increased during feeding; perfusion of the foregut and hepatopancreas increased during digestion.
  • The trachea is unbranched, and is formed by the division of the foregut by a longitudinal septum into two tubes - the trachea and the esophagus.

Definition of foregut in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day salmanazar
Pronunciation: ˌsalməˈnazər
noun
a wine bottle twelve times the standard size...