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midgut

[′mid‚gət]
(embryology)
The middle portion of the digestive tube in vertebrate embryos. Also known as mesenteron.
(invertebrate zoology)
The mesodermal intermediate part of an invertebrate intestine.
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The midgut gland is a large, bilobed organ composed of many blindly ending tubules responsible for food absorption, transport, secretion of digestive enzymes, and storage of lipids, glycogen, and a number of minerals (Gibson & Barker 1979).
in patients with progressive midgut carcinoid showed Progression-Free Survival of over 45 months compared to the reported 14.
Fluid from insect hindgut can generally be regurgitated to the midgut and foregut.
The development of the mesentery starts when the foregut, midgut and hindgut are in broad contact with mesenchyme of the posterior abdominal wall in the fetus.
Malrotation is most commonly seen in neonates (birth to first 28 days of life) and is another surgical emergency, as the mortality from midgut volvulus has been shown to be as high as up to 28%.
Washington, July 17 ( ANI ): Researchers have genetically modified a bacterium commonly found in the mosquito's midgut and found that the parasite that causes malaria in people does not survive in mosquitoes carrying the modified bacterium.
htm) found the malaria parasite hiding in a network of proteins that the mosquito makes in its midgut to protect the beneficial bacteria that grow in its gut, using the insect's own defenses to escape its immune system.
Effects of Bacillus sphaericus and Bacillus thuringensis Var isrealiensis on the ultrastructural changes in the midgut of Culex quinquefasciatus.
TNM staging of midgut and hindgut (neuro) endocrine tumours: a consensus proposal including a grading system.