The Alimentary Canal

The alimentary canal (or gut) is the tube within the body through which food passes and is processed in various ways. Alimentary canal, also called digestive tract, pathway by which food enters the body and solid wastes are expelled. The alimentary canal includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus. Here also briefly focus on muscles of the Alimentary Canal: Food has to be kept moving along the alimentary canal whilst being mixed with various juices.