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the gut or alimentary canal; usually used in medicine with specific reference to the small intestine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The digestive tract; the gut.
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enteronAn older term for:
(1) Gastrointestinal tract, see there;
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