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alimentary

 [al″ĭ-men´tah-re]
pertaining to or caused by food or nutritive material.
alimentary canal (alimentary tract) the portion of the digestive system consisting of the organs making up the route taken by food as it passes through the body from mouth to anus; this includes the esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. ( and Plate 9.) Called also digestive tract.
Organs of the alimentary canal. From Applegate, 2000.

al·i·men·ta·ry

(al-i-men'ter-ē),
Relating to food or nutrition.
[L. alimentarius, fr. alimentum, nourishment]

alimentary

/al·i·men·ta·ry/ (al″ĭ-men´tah-re) pertaining to food or nutritive material, or to the organs of digestion.

alimentary

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

alimentary

adjective Referring to food, nutrition or the organs of digestion; gastrointestinal is widely preferred.

alimentary

adjective Gastrointestinal, pertaining to food, nutrition, or the organs of digestion

al·i·men·ta·ry

(al'i-men'tăr-ē)
Relating to food or nutrition.
[L. alimentarius, fr. alimentum, nourishment]
Figure 1: Ascending nerve pathways and proprioceptive reflex arcs, represented in diagrammatic sections of the brain and spinal cord. Shown on the right: those serving the sensations listed. Shown on the left: reflex pathways for skeletal muscle control. (A) From a muscle spindle, to a synapse with an alpha motor neuron, and a branch to the brain. (B) From a tendon organ, inhibitory branch (broken line) to an alpha motor neuron, and a branch to the brain.

alimentary

pertaining to the gut and its functions. alimentary tract the whole passage from mouth to anus, via the oesophagus, stomach, and intestines. alimentary system the tract and all that happens within it, including eating, digestion, absorption and excretion, and the movement of the contents by the intestinal smooth muscle. Figure 1.

alimentary

pertaining to or caused by food, or nutritive material.

alimentary canal
all the organs making up the route taken by food as it passes through the body from mouth to anus; it comprises the esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. Called also digestive tract. See also digestive system.
alimentary ketosis
alimentary system
see digestive system.
alimentary toxic aleukia
leukopenia due to ingested toxin, e.g. Fusarium spp. poisoning, stachybotrytoxicosis.
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The alimentary canals (crop, proventriculous, and hindgut) of 25 late instars (large nymphs) and 25 adults for each species were removed and examined.
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