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Gastrointestinal tract

gastrointestinal tract n.
The part of the digestive system consisting of the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.
gastrointestinal tract
The digestive tract, especially of a human.
gastrointestinal tract (GI 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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