Definition of metenteron in English:

metenteron

noun

Embryology
rare
  • The gut of the embryo, developing from the archenteron; (later) specifically the embryonic hindgut.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ray Lankester (1847–1929), zoologist. From meta- + enteron.

Pronunciation

metenteron

/mɪˈtɛntərən/