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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: alimentary 1500-1600 Latin alimentarius, from alimentum 'food', from alere 'to feed'

alimentary canal

noun
     
Related topics: Biology
al‧i‧men‧ta‧ry ca‧nal [countable]
HB the tube in your body that takes food through your body from your mouth to your anus

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