foregut
See: stomodaeum [Martin, 2005].
Anterior cuticle-lined region of digestive tract comprising esophagus, cardiac stomach, and anterior half of pyloric stomach. (Syn. stomodeum, stomodaeum) See: hindgut, midgut [Stachowitsch, 1992].
See: stomodeum [McLaughlin, 1980].
(Order Anostraca):
Esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Amphipoda):
Anterior of three basic divisions (foregut, midgut, hind-gut) of digestive tract. Typically consists of esophagus and stomach [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Isopoda):
Anterior of two basic divisions (foregut, hindgut) of digestive tract. Characterized by various internal folds (lamellae), chambers, and ridges [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
Anterior region of digestive tract (foregut, midgut, hindgut); consists of esophagus and stomach [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Branchiura):
Anterior of three regions (foregut, midgut, hindgut) of digestive tract; corresponds to esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Copepoda):
Anterior of three regions (foregut, midgut, hindgut) of digestive tract. Cuticle-lined, corresponding to esophagus (and occasionally including anterior part of stomach) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Mystacocarida):
Stomodeum [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
Anterior of three regions (foregut, midgut, hindgut). Of digestive tract. Cuticle-lined, corresponding to esophagus [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Remipedia):
Anteriormost of three divisions of digestive tract (foregut, midgut, hindgut; cuticle-lined, consists of muscular anterior portion and narrower tube-like posterior portion; extends from mouth to border of head (cephalon) and trunk [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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