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English noun: alimentary canal

1. alimentary canal (body) tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination


Synonymsalimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract


Broader (hypernym)canal, channel, duct, epithelial duct


Narrower (hyponym)enteron


Part holonymbreadbasket, esophagus, gorge, gullet, large intestine, oesophagus, pharynx, small intestine, stomach, throat, tum, tummy


Part meronymdigestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium









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