HyperDic: gi_tract

English > 1 sense of the expression GI tract:
NOUNbodyGI tract, alimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tracttubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus
English > GI tract: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningtubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination.
Synonymsalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract
Part ofdigestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestoriumThe system that makes food absorbable into the body
Partsesophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gulletThe passage between the pharynx and the stomach
large intestineBeginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum
small intestineThe longest part of the alimentary canal
stomach, tummy, tum, breadbasketAn enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal
throat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
NarrowerenteronThe alimentary canal (especially of an embryo or a coelenterate)
Broaderduct, epithelial duct, canal, channelA bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
Spanishtracto gastrointestinal, tubo digestivo
Catalantub digestiu

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