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1. alimentary

adjective. ['ˌæləˈmɛntɝi'] of or providing nourishment.

Synonyms

  • wholesome
  • nourishing
  • alimental
  • nutrient
  • nutritive

Antonyms

  • unhealthful
  • unhealthy
  • unsound
  • nauseous

Etymology

  • -ary (English)
  • aliment (English)
  • aliment (French)

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Example sentences of the word alimentary-canal


1. Noun Phrase
Your alimentary canal does not have to be paved with gold.

2. Noun Phrase
Hooves are downright dangerous because they splinter and can lacerate your pup's alimentary canal lining.

3. Noun Phrase
It is thinner and lighter in color than the alimentary canal, but it looks similar.

4. Noun Phrase
It’s the shrimp’s alimentary canal, which is its digestive tract.

2. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance.

Synonyms

  • epididymis
  • pore
  • sinus
  • gastrointestinal tract
  • GI tract
  • cerebral aqueduct
  • spinal canal
  • common bile duct
  • ductus deferens
  • umbilical
  • umbilical cord
  • vertebral canal
  • canaliculus
  • sinus venosus sclerae
  • inguinal canal
  • Sylvian aqueduct
  • lacrimal duct
  • hepatic duct
  • ureter
  • canal of Schlemm
  • passageway
  • digestive tract
  • bile duct
  • alimentary tract
  • ejaculatory duct
  • lymph vessel
  • lymphatic vessel
  • aqueductus cerebri
  • nasolacrimal duct
  • canalis cervicis uteri
  • ampulla
  • vagina
  • canalis vertebralis
  • bronchiole
  • salivary duct
  • Haversian canal
  • epithelial duct
  • duct
  • Schlemm's canal
  • ductulus
  • canalis inguinalis
  • channel
  • passage
  • lactiferous duct
  • alimentary canal
  • urethra
  • vas deferens
  • pancreatic duct
  • tear duct
  • lachrymal duct
  • cartilaginous tube
  • seminal duct
  • venous sinus
  • cervical canal
  • digestive tube

Antonyms

  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

3. canal

verb. ['kəˈnæl'] provide (a city) with a canal.

Synonyms

  • canalize
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish
  • canalise

Antonyms

  • attend
  • increased
  • erase
  • unabridged

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

4. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation.

Synonyms

  • lock chamber
  • waterway
  • cut
  • lock
  • watercourse
  • raceway
  • ship canal
  • lockage
  • industrial watercourse
  • race

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)

5. canal

noun. ['kəˈnæl'] (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion.

Antonyms

  • undiluted

Etymology

  • canalis (Latin)
  • canna (Latin)
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