digestive tract : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
News & Articles
- Unclean colonoscopy instruments: 3 in 20 have ‘dirt’ from colons
Bits and pieces of “biological dirt” from inside people’s colons are being left on three in 20 of the instruments inserted in people’s rectums to examine their lower digestive tract, according to a study at five hospitals nationwide.
June 15, 2013 - Santa Fe New Mexican