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intestine
A. stomach
B. large intestine
C. small intestine
D. rectum
E. anus
F. appendix
G. cecum

in·tes·tine

 (ĭn-tĕs′tĭn)
n. often intestines
The portion of the digestive tract extending from the stomach to the anus and, in humans and other mammals, consisting of two segments, the small intestine and the large intestine.
adj.
Internal; civil: the intestine affairs of the nation.

[Middle English, from Old French intestin, from Latin intestīna, intestines, from neuter pl. of intestīnus, internal, from intus, within; see en in Indo-European roots.]

intestine

(ɪnˈtɛstɪn)
n
(Anatomy) (usually plural) the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See large intestine, small intestine
[C16: from Latin intestīnum gut, from intestīnus internal, from intus within]
intestinal adj
inˈtestinally adv

in•tes•tine

(ɪnˈtɛs tɪn)

n.
1. Usu., intestines. the lower part of the alimentary canal, extending from the pylorus to the anus.
2. Also called small intestine. the narrow, longer part of the intestines, comprising the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum, that serves to digest and absorb nutrients.
3. Also called large intestine. the broad, shorter part of the intestines, comprising the cecum, colon, and rectum, that absorbs water from and eliminates the residues of digestion.
adj.
4. internal; domestic; civil: intestine strife.
[1525–35; < Latin intestīnum, n. use of neuter of intestīnus internal]
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intestine

in·tes·tine

(ĭn-tĕs′tĭn)
The part of the digestive tract that extends from the stomach to the anus, consisting of the small intestine and large intestine. The intestine is a muscular tube in which most of the processes of digestion take place.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intestine - the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anusintestine - the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
internal organ, viscus - a main organ that is situated inside the body
hindgut - the caudal part of the alimentary canal in vertebrate embryos
small intestine - the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed
large intestine - beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces
abdomen, belly, stomach, venter - the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
Translations
مَعْى
budellintestí
střevo
tarm
suolisuolisto
bél
görn, òarmur
腸管
zarnažarnų
zarna
intestin
črevo
inälvortarm
ลำไส้
ruột

intestine

[ɪnˈtestɪn] Nintestino m
small/large intestineintestino m delgado/grueso

intestine

[ɪnˈtɛstɪn] nintestin m large intestine, small intestine

intestine

nDarm m; small/large intestineDünn-/Dickdarm m

intestine

[ɪnˈtɛstɪn] nintestino
large intestine → (intestino) crasso
small intestine → (intestino) tenue m

intestine

(inˈtestin) noun
(often in plural) the lower part of the food passage in man and animals.
intestinal (intesˈtainl) , ((especially American) inˈtestinl) adjective

in·tes·tine

n. intestino, tubo digestivo que se extiende del píloro al ano;
large ______ grueso;
small ______ delgado.

intestine

n intestino, tripa (fam, frec. pl); large — intestino grueso, colon m; small — intestino delgado
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