alimentary canal

  1. tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
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  • There is the trichina spiralis, which really exists, although the German pork-butchers denounce the story as a "pig lie;" the ordinary intestinal worm, which disports itself, eel-like, in the Alimentary Canal; and the tape worm, of two varieties, one of which performs its circumlocutory antics in the human stomach, and the other in the government Bureaux at Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 16, July 16, 1870
  • The guano is harvested and mixed with saliva from kimodo lizards and allowed to grow to fruition within the alimentary canals of squids culled from the Ganges and is then scraped from the ink sacs and placed in vats filled with duck heads. 23 hours later a judge emerges, ready to think. Uh-Oh
  • Larvae that had consumed leaf material frequently had green coloured alimentary canals, green frass and a portion of the leaf surface was scarred.
  • The tamilok, its fans swear, has a fresh clean taste that sends shivers of pleasure down one's alimentary canal.
  • This reduction was probably due to the dilution of 15N from the azolla by the other nitrogenous matter excreted from the alimentary canal of the fish (which includes digestive juice, sloughed cells from the stomach, and azolla). Chapter 6
  • Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other. RONALD REAGAN 
  • The specimen also appears to be a whole animal rather than a molt: several appendages are preserved and in the first four and the last two abdominal segments a cylindrical structure is interpreted as the alimentary canal.
  • With respect to the alimentary canal, I have met with an account of only a single rudiment, namely the vermiform appendage of the caecum. Darwin and the vermiform appendix - The Panda's Thumb
  • Greenaway colour codes the rooms of the restaurant, which mirror food's route through the alimentary canal.
  • (body cavity) arises as a series of hollow "archenteric" outgrowths, and ms. becomes the alimentary c., the metapleural canals, probably arise subsequently to, and independently of, the general coelomic space, by a splitting in the body-wall substance. Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata
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