Pathway along which food travels when it is eaten and from which solid wastes are expelled. It includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anal canal. See also digestion.
What made you want to look up alimentary canal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Take Our 10-Question Quiz
The commonly misspelled words quiz
How strong is your vocabulary?