Definition of Gi tract
1. Noun. Tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination.
Generic synonyms: Canal, Channel, Duct, Epithelial Duct
Group relationships: Digestive System, Gastrointestinal System, Systema Alimentarium, Systema Digestorium
Terms within: Breadbasket, Stomach, Tum, Tummy, Esophagus, Gorge, Gullet, Oesophagus, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Pharynx, Throat
Specialized synonyms: Enteron
Definition of Gi tract
1. Noun. gastrointestinal tract ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Gi tract
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1. Alcohols Effect on Organ Function edited by Dianne M. Welsh (1997)
"The relationship between alcohol and the GI tract is a two-way street, however, ... NAD+ Absorption Throughout ihe GI tract, alcohol absorption iato the ..."
2. Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards by National Research Council (2006)
"Fluoride Injury Mechanisms in the GI Tract Because 1 % of the population is ... 1997), and cause cell death and desquamation of the GI tract epithelium ..."
3. Enzymes in Poultry and Swine Nutrition by R. R. Marquardt, Zhengkang Han (1997)
"Provide a means of assessing how well the enzymes survive in different sections of the GI tract, especially in the section where they are most efficacious ..."
4. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"Food that passes through the GI tract more rapidly (a short transit time), such as fluids, may elicit weaker appetitive responses than those with a longer ..."
5. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"The rate of absorption from the GI tract is dependent upon the dosage form, ... Enteric coated aspirin products are erratically absorbed from the GI tract. ..."