digestive tractnoun [ C usually singular ]uk /daɪˈdʒes.tɪv ˌtrækt/ us /daɪˈdʒes.tɪv ˌtrækt/ specialized
Examples from literature
- Again, this rest allowed the digestive tract to heal and the pain went away.
- In some cases though motions occur freely, food ingested is retained too long in the digestive tract.
- Myriads perish in the digestive tract of man and other animals.
- The most industrious digestive tract apparently can not digest that.
- Underweight individuals sometimes have to train their digestive tracts for some of the foods they need.