alimentary canal


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alimentary canal:

see digestive systemdigestive system,
in the animal kingdom, a group of organs functioning in digestion and assimilation of food and elimination of wastes. Virtually all animals have a digestive system. In the vertebrates (phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata) the digestive system is very complex.
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alimentary canal

[¦al·ə¦men·trē kə′nal]
(anatomy)
The tube through which food passes; in humans, includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and intestine.

alimentary canal

, tract
the tubular passage extending from the mouth to the anus, through which food is passed and digested
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Ghosh AR (1991) Arsenic and cadmium toxicity in the alimentary canal and digestion of two Indian air-breathing teleosts Notopterus notopterus (Pallas) and Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch).
nigra Color of living animals Black and shiny Tunic Smooth Oral siphon Bent dorsally, 8-10 lobes, usually not visible in living animals Atrial sphon Anterior to the middle of the body Right side Longitudinal transverse, and oblique fibers; longitudinal musculature wider and running toward both the endostyle and the posterior region Peripharyngel groove Both laminas smooth Pharyngeal papillae Absence of intermediate papillae Alimentary canal Occupies more than 2/3 of the left side; intestinal loop at the level of the base of the atrial siphon P.
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