enteron
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, intestine — more at inter- Date: circa 1842 the alimentary canal or system — used especially of the embryo

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  • enteron — [en′tər än΄, en′tərən] n. [Gr enteron: see INTER ] the alimentary canal …   English World dictionary

  • Enteron — En te*ron, n. [NL., fr. Gr. e nteron an intestine, fr. ento s within.] (Anat.) The whole alimentary, or enteric, canal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enteron — Ẹn|te|ron 〈n.; s, te|ra; Med.〉 Darm, insbes. Dünndarm, Eingeweide [grch.] * * * Ẹn|te|ron, das; s, …ra [griech. énteron, eigtl. = das Innere] (Med.): Darm (bes. Dünndarm), Eingeweide. * * * Ẹnteron   [griechisch] das, s/...ra, wissenschaft …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Enteron — L Enteron désigne la cavité centrale digestive chez les cnidaires (diblastiques) qui est entouré par deux couches cellulaires : l endoderme et la couche externe: l épiderme. Voir aussi Cœlentéré Portail de la zoologie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • enteron — n. [Gr. enteron, intestine] The digestive cavity of multicellular animals …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • enteron — /en teuh ron , teuhr euhn/, n., pl. entera / teuhr euh/. Anat., Zool. the alimentary canal; the digestive tract. [1835 45; < NL < Gk énteron intestine] * * * …   Universalium

  • Enteron — En|te|ron das; s, ...ra <aus gleichbed. gr. énteron, eigtl. »das Innere«> Darm (bes. Dünndarm); Eingeweide (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • enteron — en•ter•on [[t]ˈɛn təˌrɒn, tər ən[/t]] n. pl. ter•a [[t] tər ə[/t]] anat. zool. alimentary canal • Etymology: 1835–45; < Gk énteron intestine …   From formal English to slang

  • enteron — noun The gut, the whole intestine (alimentary) canal See Also: archenteron, enteralgia, enterectomy, enteric, entero , enteroceptor, enterogastrone, enterocinesia, enterokinase, enteroliyh …   Wiktionary

  • enteron — en·ter·on ent ə .rän, rən n the alimentary canal or system used esp. of the embryo …   Medical dictionary

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