Definition of foregut in English:

foregut

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noun

Anatomy & Zoology
The anterior part of the gut, towards 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.

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