alimentary tract

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Noun1.alimentary tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anusalimentary tract - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
digestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium - the system that makes food absorbable into the body
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
enteron - the alimentary canal (especially of an embryo or a coelenterate)
esophagus, gullet, oesophagus, gorge - the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
small intestine - the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed
large intestine - beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces
pharynx, throat - the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
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Martin, "Duplications of the alimentary tract. Clinical characteristics, preferred treatment, and associated malformations," Annals of Surgery, vol.
Bishop, "Surgical management of alimentary tract duplications," Annals of Surgery, vol.
Drugs targeting at cardiovascular system denoted as “C” (100, 14.0%) ranked the second largest, followed by drugs targeting at nervous system denoted as “N” (84, 11.8%), and alimentary tract and metabolism denoted as “A” (72, 10.1%).
Morphology and histology of the alimentary tract of Ambassidae (Teleostei) in relation to feeding.
With improvements in the accuracy of prenatal US, cases of alimentary tract duplication have been identified in utero [5].
However, in EDCs that have continuity with the wall of the normal alimentary tract, the shape can be either spherical (80%) or tubular (20%) [31].
In 1937, Ladd defined "alimentary tract duplications" as congenital malformations that involve the mesenteric side of alimentary tract and share a common blood supply with the native bowel.
The alimentary tract mucosa which has the onus of physiological adaptation to incoming food, digestion, absorption, and onward transmission is expected to react and get adjusted to the changed physiological state.
The occurrence of alimentary tract duplication cysts was first document in 1733 by Calder.
Non-mesenteric alimentary tract IMT's are quite rare.
(2,4) Most of these pass through the alimentary tract uneventfully within a week.
When we went into the upper alimentary tract, it was very clear that they were utterly fascinated by its beauty" - Fertility expert Lord (Robert) Winston.

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