- a definite region or area of the body, especially a group, series, or system of related parts or organs: the digestive tract.
- a bundle of nerve fibers having a common origin and destination.
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The gastrointestinal (GI) tract performs different digestive functions are various different locations.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On a 2,813-acre tract roughly 30 miles west, Washington found a Calvinist sect called the Seceders squatting on his land.
Please note that I made a contribution after reading the tract, i.e., I too am a hug-a-whale sort of guy.Blame Climate Change for Your Terrible Seasonal Allergies|Kent Sepkowitz|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Coming Soon, Gordon's initial plan was to make and then display her wreath paintings in a low-budget California tract house.Kim Gordon: Going Solo After Sonic Youth, and Why She Identifies With ‘Girls’|Andrew Romano|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If a tract is deemed suitable for development, it is listed for sale in a competitive bidding system.
I remember making two or three of my congregation speak out pretty loudly by telling them this story, which I read in a tract.The Art of Illustration|Charles Haddon Spurgeon
For this second tract the Cherokee themselves were to pay the United States five hundred thousand dollars.Myths of the Cherokee|James Mooney
The tract is about eighteen miles long and from four to six wide.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XIV|Edwin James
Matilda left the Langley tract to her son, with a life interest to her husband.Salona, Fairfax County, Virginia|Ellen Anderson
The scene of the picnic was a tract of primeval forest some ten miles away.The Hall and the Grange|Archibald Marshall