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Anatomy Term: midgut
XAO ID: 0000103
Definition: "Middle subdivision of the digestive tract. The midgut is the portion of the embryo from which most of the intestines develop. After it bends around the superior mesenteric artery, it is often referred to as the \"midgut loop\". It comprises the portion of the alimentary canal from the end of the foregut at the opening of the bile duct to the hindgut, about two-thirds of the way through the transverse colon."
Stage Range: NF stage 20 to NF stage 44
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
archenteron NF stage 10 to NF stage 37 and 38
midgut primordium NF stage 16 to NF stage 19
Develops Into:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
dorsal pancreatic bud NF stage 27 to NF stage 40
small intestine NF stage 41 to death
Parent(s): archenteron, midgut primordium


Parent(s): embryonic structure (is_a) alimentary system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY