digestive tract

noun

Definition of digestive tract

:the tubular passage typically extending from the mouth to the anus or cloaca that functions in digestion and absorption of food and elimination of residual waste and that in most mammals includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestine, and anus called also alimentary canal, alimentary tract

First Known Use of digestive tract

1842


DIGESTIVE TRACT Defined for Kids

digestive tract

noun

Definition of digestive tract for Students

:the tube-shaped passage including the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and intestines that is concerned with taking in, breaking down, and absorbing food and discharging solid waste

Medical Dictionary

digestive tract

noun

medical Definition of digestive tract

:the tubular passage typically extending from mouth to anus or cloaca that functions in digestion and absorption of food and elimination of residual waste and that in most mammals includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestine, and anus called also alimentary canal, alimentary tract

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