Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine A kind of scissors used for opening the intestinal canal, as in post-mortem examinations.

Etymologies

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French entérotome. See enterotomy.

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