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adjective al·i·men·ta·ry \ˌa-lə-ˈmen-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of alimentary

  1. 1 :  of or relating to nourishment or nutrition

  2. 2 :  furnishing sustenance or maintenance

1608

First Known Use of alimentary

1608


Medical Dictionary

alimentary

adjective al·i·men·ta·ry \ˌal-ə-ˈment-ə-rē, -ˈmen-trē\

Medical Definition of alimentary

  1. :  of, concerned with, or relating to nourishment or to the function of nutrition :  nutritive alimentary processes of the body



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