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Alimentary

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adjective

(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to food, nourishment, or a nutritive material

(2) Relating to the organs of digestion; pertaining to digestion

(3) Nourishing; nutritive


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Word origin: aliment + -ary

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SURFACE AREA TO VOLUME RATIO AND DIFFUSION - Please help!

... at the capillaries for respiration, the transfer of transmitter substance and the absorption of mineral nutrients by roots and nutrients by the alimentary canal. Is that right? :/

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by chanelledt
Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:19 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: SURFACE AREA TO VOLUME RATIO AND DIFFUSION - Please help!
Replies: 9
Views: 50933

Re: whales

... some whales eat meat, and others eat plants. Now how does a land dwelling mammal become a deep sea diving creature which has a protein digesting alimentary canal, OR a cellulose digesting one? The two things are widely different, as you would know if you ever saw a cow's entrails. You may have ...

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by Chroma
Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:30 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: whales
Replies: 23
Views: 17549

Re: whales

... some whales eat meat, and others eat plants. Now how does a land dwelling mammal become a deep sea diving creature which has a protein digesting alimentary canal, OR a cellulose digesting one? The two things are widely different, as you would know if you ever saw a cow's entrails. So there are ...

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by Asyncritus
Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: whales
Replies: 23
Views: 17549

Why do you keep talking about species

... described Acanthocephala Thorny headed worms Thorny-headed worms Reversible spiny proboscis about 750 Acoelomorpha Without gut Acoels No mouth or alimentary canal Annelida Little ring Segmented worms Multiple circular segments about 15,300 modern Arthropoda Jointed foot Arthropods Chitin exoskeleton ...

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by gamila
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
Replies: 23
Views: 49393

Re: Digestion

... is not considered a "high temperature" you cant put a 100 degree C of that stuff in your mouth :D higher temperature actually helps the alimentary track and the digestive tract on the peristalsis

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by volcob
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:20 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
Replies: 5
Views: 2545
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