from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A portion of the embryo of vertebrates containing those structures which later develop into the digestive tract.
- noun An instrument for slitting intestines in dissection of the bowels, and for other purposes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) A kind of scissors used for opening the intestinal canal, as in post-mortem examinations.
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- noun medicine A kind of
scissorsused for opening the intestinal canal, as in post-mortem examinations.
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French entérotome. See enterotomy.
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