from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The caudal portion of the embryonic alimentary canal in vertebrates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The caudal part of the alimentary canal of an embryo, including the colon and the rectum

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The posterior part of the alimentary canal, including the rectum, and sometimes the large intestine also.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See gut.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the caudal part of the alimentary canal in vertebrate embryos


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