Intestinal canal

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Same as Intestine, n.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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After a slow and tiresome march through a long, gloomy corridor, which wound through the court-house like the intestinal canal of the ancient edifice, he arrived near a low door, opening upon a hall which his lofty stature permitted him to survey with a glance over the waving heads of the rabble.
The intestinal canal was sent back to the abdominal cavity.
The intestinal canal is the central organ of sepsis; it is not only the initiator but also the damaged organ in sepsis (24).
None of the patients had capsule ruptures or exposure of abdominal organs; the bulging content included the liver and intestinal canal, and all had meconium defecation from the anus after birth.