- 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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Finally, some biologists argue for preserving vast tracts of wilderness not yet altered by human activity.
As soon as it gets turned on by one virus, any other virus that comes along and tries to grow in the respiratory tract can’t.
It’s just that despite years of research into the use of vitamin D in respiratory tract infections, there still hasn’t really been a clear, slam-dunk answer that there’s benefit.Vitamin D sales are up. But experts still don’t know whether it can prevent or treat covid.|Allyson Chiu|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
The Nature Conservancy partnered with the American Forest Foundation to create a new offset protocol designed to allow owners of small tracts of wooded land to earn credits for taking steps to suck up and store more carbon.How Amazon’s offsets could exaggerate its progress toward “net zero” emissions|James Temple|November 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In other words, “Knives Out” sought to work as entertainment, not as a social tract or policy prescription.Movies are rushing to impact the election. Don’t ask whether they’ll work. Ask whether they’ll last.|Ann Hornaday|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
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.
A procedure to reopen his urinary tract could have been done under local anesthesia.
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
It is often present in the respiratory tract under normal conditions.
Their usual source is the deeper layers of the urinary tract, especially of the bladder.
In suppurations of the urinary tract pus-producing organisms may be found.
Barclay, in his tract on "The Vertues of Tobacco," recommends its use as a medicine.
Then I ditch from the lake, and I am the proud owner of a large tract of valuable irrigated land.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton