HyperDic: digestive_system

English > 1 sense of the expression digestive system:
NOUNbodydigestive system, gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestoriumthe system that makes food absorbable into the body
English > digestive system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe system that makes food absorbable into the body.
Synonymsgastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tracttubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus
digestive glandAny gland having ducts that pour secretions into the digestive tract
digestive juice, digestive fluidsecretions that aid digestion
liverlarge and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity
pancreasA large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach
salivary glandAny of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanishaparato digestivo, canal digestivo, sistema digestivo, sistema gastrointestinal, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium
Catalanaparell digestiu, canal digestiu, sistema gastrointestinal, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium

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