Anatomy Term: foregut
XAO ID: 0000232
Definition: "The anterior part of the alimentary system, from the mouth and esophagus to the duodenum at the entrance of the bile duct. Structures of the foregut are: esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, gall bladder, and pancreas. The spleen is located in the foregut region, but is not a gut organ."
Stage Range: NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service