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Meaning of DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Pronunciation:  di'jestiv 'sistum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the system that makes food absorbable into the body
 
 Synonyms: gastrointestinal system, systema alimentarium, systema digestorium
 
 See Also: alimentary canal, alimentary tract, body, digestive fluid, digestive gland, digestive juice, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract, liver, organic structure, pancreas, physical structure, salivary gland, system

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: the group of organs that break down foods into chemical components that the body can absorb and use for energy, and for building and repairing cells and tissues.
 

 

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