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Definition of the noun alimentary tract
What does alimentary tract mean as a name of something?
- tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of alimentary tract: alimentary canal / digestive tract / digestive tube / gastrointestinal tract / GI tract
- more generic terms: canal / channel / duct / epithelial duct = a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
- more specific word: enteron = the alimentary canal
- part of: digestive system / gastrointestinal system / systema alimentarium / systema digestorium = the system that makes food absorbable into the body
- breadbasket / stomach / tummy / tum = an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal
- oesophagus / esophagus / gullet / gorge = the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
- small intestine = the longest part of the alimentary canal
- large intestine = beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum
- pharynx / throat = the passage to the stomach and lungs
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Encyclopedia of toxicology (2005)
Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson
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.
by Robert Alan Lewis
alimentary canal (alimentary tract; digestive tract). the tube-like portion of most animals' digestive tract through which ingested materials ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mosby'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, ...
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 ...
by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia Serraon Claudio
by Sheila Jennett
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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.
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VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = Medicinal products for the alimentary tract and metabolism
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