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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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Finally, gastric fluids were extracted from the foregut, midgut, and hindgut as well as the hepatopancreas and gastric ceca and assayed for the ability to degrade cellulose or chitin.
Three isotrypsins were detected from protozoea to postlarvae, and particularly in the midgut gland of adults.
The midgut of millipedes located after the foregut and before the pyloric region, has a fundamental role in the digestive process of the animal.
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The primitive intestine is composed of four parts: the pharyngeal gut, the foregut, the midgut, and the hindgut.
It can arise from either the foregut (33%), midgut (56%) or the hindgut (11%) and is more common in males.
To move from the mosquito to what it bites, viruses have to infect the insect midgut, then travel to the salivary glands and build up enough of a population for an infective dose.