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Search Results for: alimentary canal

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Alimentary tract

Definition noun The digestive tract where food (bolus) passes through so that the nutriment is digested and absorbed into... Read More

Midgut

Definition noun (1) The middle portion of the alimentary canal of certain vertebrate animals in which it is continuous with... Read More

Foregut

Definition noun (1) The anterior part of the alimentary canal that begins at the mouth to the end of the stomach or gizzard... Read More

Canal

Canal a duct or channel; a tubular structure. A canal or channel. See: canal, duct. Synonym: canalis. Origin: L. Canalis a... Read More

Malpighian tubule

Definition noun, plural: Malpighian tubules A tubule extending from the interior (alimentary canal) to the exterior of many... Read More

Aliment

Definition noun (1) Nourishment; nutriment; the part of the food digested and absorbed into the blood, thereby nourishing... Read More

Digestive glycosuria

Definition noun The presence of abnormal level of glucose in urine caused by the inability of the liver and other tissues to... Read More

Alimentary glycosuria

Definition noun A form of glycosuria caused by the incapacity of the liver and other tissues to metabolize glucose faster... Read More

Gut

Definition noun, plural: guts (1) The portions of the alimentary canal, particularly the stomach and the intestines... Read More

Head gut

Definition noun The portion of the gut in certain vertebrate animals (such as fish) that include the oral or buccal cavity... Read More

Intestine

Definition noun, plural: intestines (1) The segment of the alimentary canal, starting from the pylorus of stomach to the... Read More

Peristalsis

The process of wave-like muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along.peristalsis (Science:... Read More

Digestive tract

Definition noun Passageway of food that begins at the mouth down to the throat, esophagus, stomach, intestines, and finally... Read More

Anoderm

Definition noun The epithelial lining from the dentate line to the intersphincteric groove Supplement The anoderm refers... Read More

Channel

Channel a furrow, gutter, or groovelike passageway. See: canal. Origin: L. Canalis a bodily passage or tube lined with... Read More

Laryngopharynx

Definition noun, plural: laryngopharynges, laryngopharynxes The caudal part of the pharynx, connects to the... Read More

Anal pit

Anal pit --> proctodeum 1. An ectodermally lined depression under the root of the tail, adjacent to the terminal part of... Read More

Vestibulum oris

Definition noun Latin term for oral vestibule, which is the outermost portion forming an entrance into the alimentary... Read More

Anal orifice

Anal orifice --> anus (Science: anatomy) The distal or terminal orifice of the alimentary... Read More

Gastrointestinal tract

Definition noun The portion of the alimentary canal from the stomach to the intestines Supplement Some references consider... Read More

Oral vestibule

Definition noun The outermost portion forming an entrance into the alimentary canal, bounded by lips and cheeks, and serves... Read More

Postanal gut

Definition noun A postrectal extension of the embryonic hindgut to the cloacal membrane where the anal opening... Read More

Oropharynx

Definition noun, plural: oropharynges, oropharynxes (anatomy) The oral part of the pharynx, located behind the oral... Read More

Mouth

Definition noun, plural: mouths (1) The oral cavity located at the upper end of the alimentary canal that opens to the... Read More

Stomodeum

stomodeum 1. A midline ectodermal depression ventral to the embryonic brain and surrounded by the mandibular arch; when the... Read More

Buccal cavity

Definition noun (1) The oral cavity located at the upper end of the alimentary canal that opens to the outside at the lips... Read More

Bowel

Bowel a general term that includes the small and large intestine. The part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and... Read More

Zooid

Definition noun, plural: zooids (1) A cell capable of spontaneous movement and can live independently or apart from the... Read More

Pharynx

Definition noun, plural: pharynges (anatomy) The cavity behind the mouth and the nasal cavity and opens to either the... Read More

Output

output 1. The amount of coal or ore put out from one or more mines, or the quantity of material produced by, or turned out... Read More

Gongylonema

Gongylonema An important genus of spiruroid nematodes that parasitise the alimentary canal of birds and mammals; transmitted... Read More

Oesophagus

oesophagus A long hollow muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach. The passage between the pharynx and the... Read More

Small intestine

small intestine (Science: anatomy, gastroenterology) The small intestine is composed of three sections: duodenum, jejunum... Read More

Stomach

Stomach (Science: anatomy, gastroenterology) The most dilated portion of the digestive tube, situated between the oesophagus... Read More

Duct

Duct (Science: anatomy) a passage with well defined walls, especially a tube for the passage of excretions or... Read More

Rectum

rectum (Science: anatomy) The last portion of the large intestine (colon) that communicates with the sigmoid colon above and... Read More

Vestibule of mouth

Definition noun The outermost portion forming an entrance into the alimentary canal, and bounded by lips and... Read More

Intestinal tract

Definition noun The segment of the digestive tube that extends from the pylorus and ends at the anus Supplement The... Read More

Stomodaeum

stomodaeum 1. (Science: anatomy) A part of the alimentary canal. See mesenteron. 2. (Science: zoology) The primitive mouth... Read More