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[en-tuh-ron, -ter-uh n] /ˈɛn təˌrɒn, -tər ən/

noun, plural entera
[en-ter-uh] /ˈɛn tər ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology.
the alimentary canal; the digestive tract.
noun (pl) -tera (-tərə)
the alimentary canal, esp of an embryo or a coelenterate

enteron en·ter·on (ěn’tə-rŏn’)
The alimentary canal; the intestines.


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