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alimentary

relating to food or nutrition: alimentary canal
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elementary – pertaining to elements, or first principles: elementary grammar; simple, easy facts: It’s elementary, Dr. Watson.
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al·i·men·ta·ry

 (ăl′ə-mĕn′tə-rē, -trē)
adj.
1. Concerned with food, nutrition, or digestion.
2. Providing nourishment.
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alimentary

(ˌælɪˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. of or relating to nutrition
2. (Physiology) providing sustenance or nourishment
3. (Law) Scots law free from the claims of creditors: an alimentary trust.
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al•i•men•ta•ry

(ˌæl əˈmɛn tə ri)

adj.
1. concerned with the function of nutrition; nutritive.
2. pertaining to food.
3. providing sustenance or maintenance.
[1605–15; < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alimentary - of or providing nourishmentalimentary - of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"
wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
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alimentary

adjective
1. Of or relating to food or nutrition:
2. Providing nourishment:
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Translations
غِذائِي
zažívací ústrojí
fordøjelseskanal
meltingarvegur
virškinimo traktas
barības vads
sindirim borusu

alimentary

[ˌælɪˈmentərɪ]
A. ADJalimenticio
B. CPD alimentary canal Ntubo m digestivo
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alimentary

adj (Anat) → Verdauungs-; alimentary canalVerdauungskanal m
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alimentary

[ˌælɪˈmɛntərɪ] adjalimentare
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alimentary

(ӕliˈmentəri) : alimentary canal
the passage for the digestion of food in animals, including the gullet, stomach and intestines.
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al·i·men·ta·ry

a. alimenticio-a, rel. a los alimentos;
___ tracttubo digestivo, tracto ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

alimentary

adj alimentario
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References in periodicals archive ?
Chantal Blanche lays out the role of banquets and feasting in Italian comedy from Aretino to Liberati, and Fiorato does the same service for the mistreated character Manente in the last novella of Antonfrancesco Grazzini's alimentarily titled collection Gene.