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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Table 1: Antimicrobial activity of alimentary canal extracts from the red palm weevil larvae against different microbial species.
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.
Fine structure of the alimentary canal of the larval blow fly Chrysomya megacephala (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Comparative anatomical and histological study of the alimentary canal of Dendroctonus parallelocollis, D.
'Aberrant luminal recanalization' has been discussed as a possible cause in which a portion of alimentary canal may get solidified followed by recanalization4.
Habershon, physician at Guy's Hospital, who wrote in his textbook 'Pathological and Practical Observations on Diseases of the Alimentary Canal'; 'Pouches of the colon sometimes become of considerable size the orifices of these small sacs are bounded by hypertrophied longitudinal and circular fibres and their contents remain almost shut off.
The greatest variety of these genes can be found in the alimentary canal and the mouth; the least diverse variety can be found in the vagina.
The lemon also functions as a preventive medication for many types of conditions and disorders; these include infections of the stomach and the alimentary canal, all kinds of circulatory problems, as well as problems like arteriosclerosis, which is the thickening of the arterial walls in the body leading to symptomatic diseases.
That said, the ins and outs of a child's alimentary canal don't make for breathtaking cinematic excitement, even with breaks for grocery story runs,.
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While not as photogenic, the utilitarian act of eating, including food consumed, and on the other end of the alimentary canal, food depleted, is fraught with danger and remains extremely central.