digestive tract definition

  • noun:
    • See alimentary canal.
    • System of body organs within multicellular creatures which consumes food, digests it to extract energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste.
    • tubular passage through of mucous membrane layer and muscle tissue extending about 8.3 yards from mouth to anus; functions in food digestion and eradication
    • See alimentary channel.
    • System of body organs within multicellular animals which takes in food, digests it to extract power and vitamins, and expels the residual waste.
    • tubular passage of mucous membrane layer and muscle tissue expanding about 8.3 yards from mouth to anus; features in digestion and eradication

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