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alimentary system

alimentary system in Medicine

alimentary system n.
See digestive system.

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  • The alimentary system, blood-vessel system, and reproductive system have been evolved gradually in the same way.

  • Oversaturated, the alimentary system refuses to work properly.

    The Iron Ration George Abel Schreiner
  • It is in them an additional storage chamber in the alimentary system.

    The Story of Evolution Joseph McCabe
  • The Alimentive's disposition, nature, character and personality are built by and around his alimentary system.

    How to Analyze People on Sight Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
  • A most important organ connected with the alimentary system still remains to be dealt with, viz.

  • The animal substance within the zocium is the polypide, and consists of the mouth, tentacles, and alimentary system.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold
  • It reaches the outside through a pore at the anterior end of the body, and has no connection with the alimentary system.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold
  • It is a complicated arrangement, not fully understood, having forty parts, and is connected with the alimentary system.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold
  • I m going on with biology again this year—very interesting subject; we re studying the alimentary system at present.

    Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster

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