gastrointestinal tract


n.

The part of the digestive system consisting of the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.

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Scientific definitions for gastrointestinal tract

gastrointestinal tract
[ găs′trō-ĭn-tĕstə-nəl ]

The digestive tract, especially of a human.
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Cultural definitions for gastrointestinal tract

gastrointestinal tract
[ (gas-troh-in-tes-tuh- nuhl) ]

The stomach and intestines; the path that food follows once it leaves the esophagus.

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