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Postanal gut

Definition
noun
A postrectal extension of the embryonic hindgut to the cloacal membrane where the anal opening forms
Supplement
In certain vertebrates, the tailgut regresses through development.
Synonym(s):

  • Tailgut
  • postcloacal gut

Compare:

  • hindgut
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