alimentary » elementary

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • This spiral bound 80-page book starts by examining the elementary canal, then leads to the gastrointestinal tract and finishes with the accessory structures. (link)
  • Some of our assumptions, for example, that DNA is entirely destroyed by its passage through a mammal’s elementary tract, have been proved wrong. (, June 5, 2005)
  • This fungus is usually found in the elementary tract but due to various-habitual practices and improper hygiene finds its way into the vagina resulting in leucorrhoea. (link)
  • I was treated to the rare pleasure of viewing the entire expedition up my elementary canal on a live color video monitor. (link)

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| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2005/10/14 |


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    Commentary by Amanda , 2006/08/09 at 8:18 pm

    It was common for teachers in training at a college where I served as librarian to ask for “alimentary” reading textbooks…
    I attributed it to an odd turn of the Central NY accent…

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