Hindgut

What is Hindgut?

Hindgut definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
Zoology. the last portion of the vertebrate alimentary canal, between the cecum and the anus, involved mainly with water resorption and with the storage and elimination of food residue; the large intestine. the posterior colon of arthropods, composed of ectodermal, chitin-lined tissue.

Embryology, Zoology. the posterior part of the embryonic alimentary canal from which the colon and rectum develop.

 

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