- 1. The caudal or terminal part of the embryonic gut. 2. Descending and sigmoid colon, rectum and anal canal; some include entire large intestine. SYN: endgut.
* * *hind·gut -.gət n the posterior part of the embryonic alimentary canal
* * *n.the back part of the embryonic gut, which gives rise to part of the large intestine, the rectum, bladder, and urinary ducts. See also cloaca.
* * *hind·gut (hīndґgut″) 1. the embryonic structure from which chiefly the colon is formed. 2. the posterior ectodermal portion of the alimentary tract of invertebrates, such as arthropods; it comprises an intestine and a rectum.
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Hindgut — Hind gut , n. [Hind, a. + gut.] (Anat.) The posterior part of the alimentary canal, including the rectum, and sometimes the large intestine also. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hindgut — or hind gut [hīnd′gut΄] n. 1. the hindmost part of the embryonic alimentary canal, from which part of the colon is formed 2. the posterior part of the digestive tract of arthropods … English World dictionary
hindgut — [Martin, 2005]. See: proctodeum [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Cladocera): Short posteriormost section of digestive tract between midgut and anus; may be associated with single ventral cecum. (Syn. rectum) [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Notostraca):… … Crustacea glossary
Hindgut — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 241 GrayPage = 1101 Caption = Profile view of a human embryo estimated at twenty or twenty one days old. (Hindgut labeled at lower left.) Caption2 = Primitive kidney and bladder, from a… … Wikipedia
hindgut — noun Date: 1878 the posterior part of the alimentary canal; also intestine … New Collegiate Dictionary
hindgut — posterior part of the gut that includes the intestine and rectal area … Dictionary of ichthyology
hindgut — /huynd gut /, n. 1. Zool. a. the last portion of the vertebrate alimentary canal, between the cecum and the anus, involved mainly with water resorption and with the storage and elimination of food residue; the large intestine. b. the posterior… … Universalium
hindgut — noun The caudal part of the alimentary canal of an embryo, including the colon and the rectum … Wiktionary
hindgut — n. rear section of the alimentary canal (Anatomy) … English contemporary dictionary
hindgut — n. the back part of the embryonic gut, which gives rise to part of the large intestine, the rectum, bladder, and urinary ducts. See also: cloaca … The new mediacal dictionary