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hindgut

[′hīn‚gət]
(embryology)
The caudal portion of the embryonic digestive tube in vertebrates.
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After centrifugation, three whitish bands (at the 20%/30%, 30%/40%, and 40%/50% interfaces, referred to as Bands 2, 3, and 4, respectively) were collected and pooled in a manner similar to hindgut preparations (Azuma et al.
a, Exosmosis of ecdysial fluid and an additional molt (15 x); b, failure to shed the head capsule (30 x); c, failure to shed the exuvium (20x); d, bulging of the hindgut (10 x); and e, deformed pupa (10 x).
Endocellulase produced by lower termites may increase the efficiency of wood digestion by protozoan symbionts harbored in the hindgut (Nakashima et al.
Raccoons and southern plains woodrats are small, hindgut fermenters.
The retrorectal cystic hamartoma, also referred to as a tailgut cyst, is believed to originate from the vestigial elements of the embryonic hindgut.
Combinations of Indigestible carbohydrates affect short-chain fatty acid formation in the hindgut of rats.
Starch overload" of the hindgut results in an explosion of microbial activity.
Internal melanophores are present over the gas bladder, the mid- and hindgut, and may be present along the notochord.
cruzi, and 24 of 31 bugs contained hindgut trypanosomes.
In the hindgut, fermentation processes continue due to the enzymes of microorganisms inhabiting it.
Primary hindgut carcinoids usually show no secretory activity (20-22).