Sentence Examples


  • 2, ph.), oesophagus (oes.), stomach (st.) and intestine (int.) may be distinguished.
  • The stomach is simple, and there is no caecum to the intestine, although this is present in the opossums.
  • With one exception, the intestine has a caecum, and the pouch is large and opens forwards.
  • The alimentary tract consists of a straight tube running from the mouth to the anus without any convolutions; it is separable into three divisions: (I) a muscular oesophagus, which is often provided with cuticular teeth; (2) a cellular intestine; and (3) a short terminal rectum surrounded by muscular fibres.
  • Owing to more or less herbivorous habits, the intestine is exceedingly elongate and much convoluted, being several times larger and of a greater calibre than after the metamorphosis.

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