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alimentary

relating to food or nutrition: alimentary canal
Not to be confused with:
elementary – pertaining to elements, or first principles: elementary grammar; simple, easy facts: It’s elementary, Dr. Watson.

al·i·men·ta·ry

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

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.

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]
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"

alimentary

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

alimentary

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

alimentary

adj (Anat) → Verdauungs-; alimentary canalVerdauungskanal m

alimentary

[ˌælɪˈmɛntərɪ] adjalimentare

alimentary

(ӕliˈmentəri) : alimentary canal
the passage for the digestion of food in animals, including the gullet, stomach and intestines.

al·i·men·ta·ry

a. alimenticio-a, rel. a los alimentos;
___ tracttubo digestivo, tracto ___.

alimentary

adj alimentario
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One thing is certain, that in the year 615 before Jesus Christ, Necos undertook the works of an alimentary canal to the waters of the Nile across the plain of Egypt, looking towards Arabia.
(See, also, my monograph, The Essential Identity of the Spiritual Affections and Certain Intestinal Gases Freed in Digestion -- 4to, 687 pp.) In a scientific work entitled, I believe, Delectatio Demonorum (John Camden Hotton, London, 1873) this view of the sentiments receives a striking illustration; and for further light consult Professor Dam's famous treatise on Love as a Product of Alimentary Maceration .
Numerous cases could be given amongst the lower animals of the same organ performing at the same time wholly distinct functions; thus the alimentary canal respires, digests, and excretes in the larva of the dragon-fly and in the fish Cobites.
If Josette, when dressing her, chanced to discover a little pimple on the still satiny shoulders of mademoiselle, it became the subject of endless inquiries as to the various alimentary articles of the preceding week.
This rise is due to the 1.7% increase in alimentary products prices and the 0.1% increase in non alimentary products prices, HCP said in its note on CPI in October.
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According to the Kyrgyz Government, Kyrgyzstan is a sole country in Central Asia, which lacks food safety legislation.In connection with this, the Government has drafted a bill on requirements for food safety, production, storage, transportation and utilization of food products and submitted it to the Parliament.The given bill aims to ensure protection of life and health of people, animals, plants, environment from hazardous and harmful factors arising in the process of production and circulation of alimentary raw materials and food products, as well as to prevent actions misleading consumers.The given draft law is being considered by the respective parliamentary committees.
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