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gastrointestinal tract

gastrointestinal tract in Medicine

gastrointestinal tract n.
The part of the digestive system consisting of the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.

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gastrointestinal tract in Science
gastrointestinal tract
  (gās'trō-ĭn-těs'tə-nəl)   
The digestive tract, especially of a human.
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gastrointestinal tract in Culture
gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) [(gas-troh-in-tes-tuh- nuhl)]

The stomach and intestines; the path that food follows once it leaves the esophagus.

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