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Definition of the noun alimentary canal

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noun

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

Alternative definition of the noun alimentary canal

noun

  1. The organs of a human or an animal through which food passes. The digestive tract.

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Google previewAn Introduction to Tropical Food Science (1988)

by Hans Gerd Muller

The alimentary canal is a tube running from the mouth to the anus. It is about...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

The alimentary canal (often simply called the gut in much of the literature) evolved to accommodate such diverse foods in a variety of morphological and physiological ways. Thus, there is no "typical" insect alimentary canal just as there is no ...

Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

by Henrik Steinmann, Lajos Zombori

-> epipleuron alimentary canal, canalis alimentarius: the main branch of the digestive system running longitudinally through the body having three principal parts, the stomodaeum, the mid-gut and the hind-gut abdominal alimentary canal, ...

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 Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

The alimentary canal and the gonads are surrounded by the fluid-filled pseudocoel, which is not septate (Fig. 11). Movement of the fluid is maintained by movements of the somatic and organ muscles. In many nematodes the genital tubes are ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

The alimentary canal passes along ' each side of the animal, sending a cross canal over the bottom of each joint, which connects the two lateral canals together. Mr. Carlisle injected with a coloured size, by a single push with a small syringe, ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

The alimentary canal passes along each side of the animal, sending a cross canal over the bottom of each joint, which connects the two lateral canals together. Mr. Carlisle injected with a coloured size, by a single push with a small syringe, ...

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Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. (Ronald Reagan)
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