What is Alimentary Canal or digestive tract?

  • When we eat, food passes through different body parts.
  • These body parts form a continuous canal
  • These parts together, starting from the mouth, to the large intestine and anus are known as Alimentary Canal or Digestive Tract


Different Parts of Alimentary Canal are as follows-

  1. The Buccal Cavity (Mouth)
  2. Food Pipe or Oesophagus
  3. Stomach
  4. Small Intestine
  5. Large Intestine and Anus
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