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The passage along which food passes through the body from mouth to anus during digestion is called ___.


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small intestine

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B

large intestine

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C

alimentary canal

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D

liver

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Solution

The correct option is D

alimentary canal


After ingestion, the food passes through a continuous pipe. This pipe is called alimentary canal. Alimentary canal is also known as gastrointestinal tract. It includes mouth, pharynx, oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and anus.


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