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  FlyBase: Glossary of Anatomical Terms
of or pertaining to the oesophagus, a region of the alimentary canal.
of or pertaining to the pharynx, an anterior region of the alimentary canal.
the posterior part of the alimentary canal that is derived from the amnioproctodeal invagination of the ectoderm.
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 Alimentary Canal - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Alimentary Canal - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Alimentary Canal, in anatomy, the principal part of the digestive system.
Educational Alimentary Canal Cruise Coloring Contest by Sara Jordan
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 XI. Splanchnology. 2. The Digestive Apparatus. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
The Digestive Tube (alimentary canal) is a musculomembranous tube, about 9 metres long, extending from the mouth to the anus, and lined throughout its entire extent by mucous membrane.
From the stomach to the rectum the alimentary canal is attached to the notochord by a band of mesoderm, from which the common mesentery of the gut is subsequently developed.
The anal canal is formed by an invagination of the ectoderm behind the urorectal septum.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Jejunum
For the Physics term GUT, please refer to Grand unification theory The gastrointestinal or digestive tract, also referred to as the GI tract or the alimentary canal or the gut, is the system of organs within multicellular animals which takes in food, digests it to extract energy and nutrients, and...
Anatomy stubs For the Physics term GUT, please refer to Grand unification theory The gastrointestinal or digestive tract, also referred to as the GI tract or the alimentary canal or the gut, is the system of organs within multicellular animals which takes in food, digests it to extract energy and nutrients, and...
The crop is a thin-walled expanded portion of the alimentary tract used for the storage of food prior to digestion that is found in many animals, including earthworms, leeches, insects, and birds.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Duodenum
The foregut is the anterior part of the alimentary canal, from the mouth to the intestine, or to the entrance of the bile duct.
The gastrointestinal tract (GI tract), also called the digestive tract, alimentary canal, or gut, is the system of organs within multicellular animals that takes in food, digests it to extract energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste.
Large intestine: Cecum ;• Colon (ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon) ;• Rectum (Houston valve, rectal ampulla, pectinate line) • Anal canal (anal valves, anal sinuses, anal columns) The large intestine is the last part of digestive system: the final stage of the alimentary canal in vertebrate animals.
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 Canal Summary
Although aqueducts were not popular with canal builders because of the problems posed by the weight of the water and the need to keep the aqueduct watertight, these structures were the ideal solution to certain kinds of problems.
Canals are so deeply identified with Venice that many canal cities have been nicknamed "the Venice of..." The city is built on marshy islands, with wooden piles supporting the buildings, so that here it is not so much the waterways which are man-made, as the land.
Canals have found another use in the 21st century, as wayleaves for fibre optic telecommunications networks.
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 BIOL 238 Class Notes - Digestive System
The alimentary canal is composed of four layers, each layer typically composed of certain tissues.
The boundary of the mucosa is the muscularis mucosae, the "muscle of the mucosa" which contracts to increase exposure of the mucosal lining to contents of the alimentary canal.
The serosa or fibroserous layer - this is the covering, a serous membrane in the portions of the alimentary canal in the peritoneal cavity and a fibrous covering in portions not in the peritoneal cavity or considered retroperitoneal.
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 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
It thus fits well into the situations involving alimentary canal smuggling at the border: this type of smuggling gives no external signs and inspectors will rarely possess probable cause to arrest or search, yet governmental interests in stopping smuggling at the border are high indeed.
The trained customs inspectors had encountered many alimentary canal smugglers and certainly had more than an "inchoate and unparticularized suspicion or `hunch,'" Terry, supra, at 27, that respondent was smuggling narcotics in her alimentary canal.
Here, by analogy, in the presence of articulable suspicion of smuggling in her alimentary canal, the customs officers were not required by the Fourth Amendment to pass respondent and her 88 cocaine-filled balloons into the interior.
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 alimentary canal - House69
A/AS GCE Level Biology Digestion and Absorption The syllabus says: “describe the structure of the alimentary canal in relation to digestion and absorption; describe mastication and movment of food...
Its main feature is the alimentary canal (gut) measuring about 30 ft (9 m) in length.
THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM There are two components to the digestive system: The alimentary canal, a continuous tube that extends from the mouth to the anus, which provides the site for digestion and...
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 Length of the Human Alimentary Canal
The alimentary canal, or the digestive tract as it is most commonly known, is 9 meters from the esophagus to the anus.
Substances that cannot be broken down by the body pass through the large intestine, or the colon, where the last of the water, ions, and salts are reabsorbed, and the remaining solid material, called feces, exits through the anus.
Thus, the alimentary canal is a passageway for food to be transported, absorbed, and released.
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 Length of the Human Alimentary Canal
"The body's food-processing plant is the alimentary canal, a muscular tube about 33 ft (10 m) long that starts at the mouth and ends at the anus."
"Alimentary canal is a long tube through which food is taken into the body and digested.In human beings, this passage is about 30 ft (9 m) long."
Substances that cannot be broken down by the body pass through the large intestine, or the colon, where the last of the water, ions, and salts are reabsorbed, and the remaining solid material, called feces, exits through the anus.
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 alimentary canal - definition of alimentary canal by the Online Dictionary from Datasegment.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
alimentaire.] Pertaining to aliment or food, or to the function of nutrition; nutritious; alimental; as, alimentary substances.
[1913 Webster] Alimentary canal, the entire channel, extending from the mouth to the anus, by which aliments are conveyed through the body, and the useless parts ejected.
[1913 Webster] alimentary canal - WordNet (r) 2.0 (August 2003) : alimentary canal n : tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination [syn: alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract]
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 Herbal & Homoepathic Treatment | Hair Care | Skin Care | Body Care, About Digestion
The vermiform appendix is attached to the alimentary canal are the salivary glands in the mouth, the liver and gall bladder, and the pancreas.
The peristaltic action is usually transmitted along the entire length of the alimentary canal.
Between 6th to 9th month of life and the 24th month, 20 milk teeth are formed in a child, which later fall out, to be replaced by the 32 permanent teeth which are used for biting (incisors), tearing (canines) and grinding the food (premolars and molars).
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 Alimentary canal
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 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Animals And Plants (A)
Its members are quite devoid of any mouth or alimentary canal, but have a well-developed body cavity into which the eggs are dehisced and which communicates with the exterior by means of an oviduct.
The adults live in great numbers in the alimentary canal of some vertebrate, usually fish, the larvae are as a rule encysted in the body cavity of some invertebrate, most often an insect or crustacean, more rarely a small fish.
The alimentary canal is a tube beginning at the mouth and passing through the body to the anus.
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 Panchakarma, Panchakarma Ayurveda, Ayurveda, Kerala, Alternative medicine, Ayurveda Kerala,Yoga
The main seat of dosas is the alimentary canal in the upper, middle and lower third of the tract.
It is not difficult to eliminate by emisis and purgation whatever dosas has collected in the alimentary canal, but these two procedures on their own would fail to remove the perturbed dosas present in the vast network of body channels.
The loosened dosas from the body channels return to the alimentary canal through openings, which also would have been unblocked by the preparatory measures.
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 alimentary canal - Definition of alimentary canal by Webster's Online Dictionary
alimentary canal - tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.
Synonyms: alimentary tract, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract
alimentary tract, breadbasket, canal, channel, digestive system, digestive tract, digestive tube, duct, enteron, epithelial duct, esophagus, gastrointestinal system, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract, gorge, gullet, large intestine, oesophagus, pharynx, small intestine, stomach, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium, throat, tum, tummy
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 Stuck Up&Blown Away
The tube with your mouth on one end and your anus on the other (technically called the alimentary canal), is more than 20 feet long.
The Pharynx - The section of the alimentary canal that extends from the mouth and nasal cavities to the larynx, where it becomes continuous with theesophagus.
The Intestines -The portion of the Alimentary Canal from the stomach to the anus, consisting of the small and large intestine.
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 Chapter 15
Organs of the alimentary canal extend from the mouth to the anus.
The portion of the cavity in the crown of the tooth is called the pulp cavity; the portion of the cavity in the root of the tooth is called the root canal.
The last few centimeters of the rectum is called the anal canal and the opening of the anal canal to the outside world is called the anus.
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 Digestive system overview and digestive disorders information from HealthCentersOnline - Page 1
It does this by breaking down food to its basic nutrients, which include vitamins and minerals, fats, carbohydrates, proteins and water, before transporting them to the small intestine, where most of these nutrients are absorbed into the body.
Digestion takes place in the alimentary canal, a tube that runs from the mouth to the anus.
As food moves through the alimentary canal, it is broken down into a liquid substance containing nutrients that can be absorbed by the body.
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 ALIMENTARY CANAL - Online Information article about ALIMENTARY CANAL
ALIMENTARY CANAL - Online Information article about ALIMENTARY CANAL
canal, strictly speaking, is the whole See also:
superior spine Caecum usually tubular and is known as the pyloric canal.
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 Alimentary Canal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Not only that, it choose the most difficult plant -- bamboo to feed on.
So there must be some evolutionary adaptations in their alimentary canal which are designed specifically to cope with their highly specialised diet.
Although the alimentary canal is short, the gullet of the giant panda is far tougher than that of most other mammals.
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 Digestive System
The digestive system is made up of the alimentary canal (also called the digestive tract) and the other abdominal organs that play a part in digestion, such as the liver and pancreas.
The alimentary canal is the long tube of organs — including the esophagus, stomach, and intestines — that runs from the mouth to the anus.
The liver (located under the rib cage in the right upper part of the abdomen), the gallbladder (hidden just below the liver), and the pancreas (beneath the stomach) are not part of the alimentary canal, but these organs are essential to digestion.
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The main seat of doshas is the Alimentary Canal in the upper, middle and lower third of he tract.
It is not very different to eliminate by emesis and purgation whatever (Toxing) doshas has collected in the alimentary canal, but these two procedures on their own would fail to remove the perturbed doshas present in vast network of the body.
The loosened doshas fro the body channels return to the alimentary canal through openings which also would have been unblocked by the preparatory measures.
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 Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other." - Copy to Clipboard
All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger.
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