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alimentary canal
(english) The passage through which food passes and is digested and absorbed; includes the oesophagus, stomach and intestine; the tube of nutritive function, which extends from mouth to anus, and includes pharynx, esophagus, and intestines. (See also: oesophagus, intestine, pharynx)
tube digestif
(french) Voie à travers laquelle la nourriture passe et est digérée et absorbé ; composé de l'oesophage, l’estomac et l’intestin. (See also: oesophagus, intestine, pharynx)
canal alimentar
(portuguese) Via pela qual os alimentos passam, são digeridos e absovidos. É constituída pelo esófago, o estômago e o intestino. (See also: oesophagus, intestine, pharynx)

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