GI tract

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Definition

noun

Abbreviation for gastrointestinal tract.


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Human gastrointestinal tract is divided into upper and lower: the upper consists of the stomach and duodenum (others include the esophagus and mouth) while the lower is comprised of the small intestine (except duodenum) and large intestine (others include the anus).


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