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Alimentary Canal: 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
Alimentary Canal: The alimentary canal is a long tube that makes up a part of the digestive system. It runs from the mouth to the anus and includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine. It is about 30 feet long. The alimentary canal works in conjunction with the accessory digestive organs to digest food.
Conditions that afflict the alimentary canal include colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, esophageal varices, gastric ulcers, bowel obstruction, gastroenteritis, and ulcerative colitis.
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