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Word: alimentary

Definition: supplying nourishment


Sentences Containing 'alimentary'

"Conditioned satiety" is one of the three known food-specific forms of suppression of appetite for food by effects of eating, along with alimentary alliesthesia and sensory-specific satiety.
Also available are alimentary powders to sprinkle on other food which provide chitin and other nutrients.
For example, an outbreak which occurred in the UK in 1960 caused the death of 100,000 turkeys which had consumed aflatoxin-contaminated peanut meal. In the USSR in World War II, 5,000 people died due to Alimentary Toxic Aleukia (ALA).
Mycotoxins and alimentary mycotoxicoses.
Numerous cases could be given among the lower animals of the same organ performing at the same time wholly distinct functions; thus in the larva of the dragon-fly and in the fish Cobites the alimentary canal respires, digests, and excretes.
The alimentary system is made up of mobile sphincteric lips which surround the terminal mouth.
The term alimentary mycotoxicoses refers to the effect of poisoning by Mycotoxins (The term 'mycotoxin' is usually reserved for the toxic chemical products produced by fungi that readily colonize crops) through food consumption.

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