see midgut.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • mesenteron — n. [Gr. mesos, middle; enteron, gut] The midgut or midportion of the alimentary tract, endodermal in origin; ventriculus; midintestine …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • midgut — 1. The central portion of the digestive tube; the distal duodenum, small intestine, and proximal colon. 2. The portion of the embryonic gut tract between the foregut and th …   Medical dictionary

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