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noun [singular] medical     alimentary canal pronunciation in British English
/ælɪˌment(ə)ri kəˈnæl/
  1. the system of organs in humans and animals that separates food into smaller parts that the cells can absorb and use. The oesophagus, the stomach, and the intestines are all part of the alimentary canal.

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