digestive tract

Pronunciation: (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.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2005-03-09Cancers by Body Location/System: Digestive/GastrointestinalEl cáncer según su ubicación en el cuerpo: digestivo y gastrointestinal