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Definitions and Synonyms of gastrointestinal tract | Another word for gastrointestinal tract | What is gastrointestinal tract?

Definition 1: tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for gastrointestinal tract in the sense of this definition

(gastrointestinal tract is a kind of ...) a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance

"the tear duct was obstructed" "the alimentary canal" "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"

(... is a kind of gastrointestinal tract ) the alimentary canal (especially of an embryo or a coelenterate)

(gastrointestinal tract is a part of ...) an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

(gastrointestinal tract is a part of ...) the passage between the pharynx and the stomach

(gastrointestinal tract is a part of ...) the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed

(gastrointestinal tract is a part of ...) beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces

(gastrointestinal tract is a part of ...) the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

(... is part of gastrointestinal tract) the system that makes food absorbable into the body

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