|alimentary canal or alimentary tract|
|the tubular passage extending from the mouth to the anus, through which food is passed and digested|
|alimentary tract or alimentary tract|
alimentary canal n.
The mucous membrane-lined tube of the digestive system that extends from the mouth to the anus and through which food passes, digestion takes place, and wastes are eliminated; it includes the pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Also called alimentary tract, digestive tract.