The region of the digestive tract extending from the mouth cavity through pharynx esophagus stomach and duodenum. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alimentary_canal#Upper_gastrointestinal_tract ]

Synonyms: upper GI tract upper gastrointestinal tract

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim

external ontology notes

WP: small intestine, large intestine, anus. Anal canal not part of LGIT according to FMA, but anus is considered part of LGIT according to WP. Duodenum overlaps both U/L. In Galen, entire GI tract excludes esophagus

id

UBERON:0004908