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Gastrointestinal tract

Introduction: Gastrointestinal tract

Description of Gastrointestinal tract

Gastrointestinal tract: The stomach and intestines.
Source: National Institute of Health

Gastrointestinal tract: tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Gastrointestinal tract: Generally refers to the digestive structures stretching from the MOUTH to ANUS, but does not include the accessory glandular organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).
Source: MeSH 2007

Gastrointestinal tract: Related Topics

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Gastrointestinal tract as an Organ

Gastrointestinal tract (organ): Another name for Digestive tract.

Gastrointestinal tract (organ): The digestive tract includes the organs, structures and...more »

Gastrointestinal tract (organ): The digestive tract or "gastrointestinal tract" is the long passage that takes food from the mouth all the way through with wastes coming out

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Terms Similar to Gastrointestinal tract:

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Gastrointestinal tract:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Gastrointestinal tract

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Gastrointestinal tract

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Gastrointestinal tract

The following list attempts to classify Gastrointestinal tract into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • canal,channel,duct,epithelial duct
  • passage,passageway
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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