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n. a cavity that forms in the very early embryo as the result of gastrulation (see gastrula). In humans it forms a tubular cavity, the archenteric canal, which connects the amniotic cavity with the yolk sac. —archentericadj.

Subjects: Biological Sciences — Medicine and Health.


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