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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


digestive tract  listen  (dy-JES-tiv trakt)

  The organs through which food and liquids pass when they are swallowed, digested, and eliminated. These organs are the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, and rectum and anus.