Definition of Foregut

1. n. The anterior part of the alimentary canal, from the mouth to the intestine, or to the entrance of the bile duct.



Definition of Foregut

1. Noun. (anatomy) The anterior part of the alimentary canal of an embryo, from the mouth to the duodenum ¹

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Definition of Foregut

1. the front part of the embryonic alimentary canal [n -S]

Medical Definition of Foregut

1. The anterior part of the alimentary canal, from the mouth to the intestine, or to the entrance of the bile duct. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foregut

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Literary usage of Foregut

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1. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"THE foregut. The (Esophagus. The walls of the oesophagus are continuous with those of the pharynx and closely resemble the latter in structure. ..."

2. Report (1900)
"They each contain a sac-like cavity, which opens widely to the foregut and the cells of the walls are higher and more columnar than before. ..."

3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"The relations of the diverticula and foregut are shown in diagram in Fig. ... D.—Diagram of the foregut and its diverticula seen from the dorsal side in the ..."

4. The Elements of Embryology by Michael Foster, Francis Maitland Balfour (1874)
"At first there is no thickening of the mesoblast in front of the point of divergence, ie along the under-wall of the foregut. As the point of diverg- ..."

5. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"Indigestible plant cell walls and dietary toxins have exerted the evolutionary pressure for the appearance of symbiotic foregut fermentative digestion. ..."

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