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[fawr-guht, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌgʌt, ˈfoʊr-/


Embryology. (in mammals) the upper part of the embryonic alimentary canal from which the pharynx, esophagus, lung, stomach, liver, pancreas, and part of the duodenum develop.
the anterior part of the digestive tract of vertebrates, between the buccal cavity and the bile duct
the anterior part of the digestive tract of arthropods

foregut fore·gut (fôr’gŭt’)
The anterior part of the embryonic alimentary canal of a vertebrate from which the pharynx, lungs, esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, and duodenum develop.


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