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Alimentary Tract

Definition of the noun alimentary tract

What does alimentary tract mean as a name of something?


  1. tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination

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Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

result from several factors acting together: a genetic predisposition, the multiplication of a diabetogenic strain of CB in the islets of Langerhans and antigen mimicry between CB proteins and cell components Alimentary tract and liver Pancreas.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

alimentary tract [al′′-men'tr-e trakt] see alimentary canal, digestivesystem. a. t. abnormal motility includes ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

alimentary tract. See digestive tract. alimentation, nourishment. See also feeding. alinement. See alignment. aliphatic/alމifatމik/[Gk, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Complete) (2015)

by Eugene Christian

Another point to be considered in digestion, and which may well be classed under the mechanics of digestion, is the muscular action or peristalsis of the alimentary tract. The best example is the swallowing action observed in the throat of a ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (2008)

by Sheila Jennett

Plreai may Thyroid Paradryroids Adrenal: COFEI Medulla Atrial wall Gonads: Testis Ovary Panc reas Alimentary tract Stomach Small intestine Melatonin Thyroxine Triiodothyronine Calcitonln Parathermone Cortisol Aldosterone Andrcgens ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

cf: alimentary tract. ALIMENTARY TRACT The digestive system as a whole which includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and intestines, along with accessory organs.

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2017)

by Denise Tiran

parenteral outside alimentary tract.

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alimentary canal (alimentary tract; digestive tract). the tube-like portion of most animals' digestive tract through which ingested materials ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2009)

by Gary L. Fisher, Nancy A. Roget

Digestion Absorption via the alimentary tract is one of the oldest and most widely used routes of drug administration. Historically and presently, many herbal remedies are taken by drinking various steeped concoctions, and the most commonly ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

system the alimentary tract together with the liver and other organs concerned in digestion and absorption. A. tract alimentary canal. alimentation the giving or receiving ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

Alimentary tract The mucus-lined muscular tube extending from the mouth to the anus; often used interchangeably with digestive tract or gastrointestinal tract. Biofilm A thin layer of biological origin, usually containing bacteria, adhering to a ...

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VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = Medicinal products for the alimentary tract and metabolism

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