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bow·el

 (bou′əl, boul)
n.
1.
a. often bowels The intestine.
b. A part or division of the intestine: the large bowel.
2. bowels The interior of something: in the bowels of the ship.
3. bowels Archaic The seat of pity or the gentler emotions.

[Middle English, from Old French boel, from Latin botellus, small intestine, diminutive of botulus, sausage.]
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bowel

(ˈbaʊəl)
n
1. (Anatomy) an intestine, esp the large intestine in man
2. (Anatomy) (plural) innards; entrails
3. (plural) the deep or innermost part (esp in the phrase the bowels of the earth)
4. (plural) archaic the emotions, esp of pity or sympathy
[C13: from Old French bouel, from Latin botellus a little sausage, from botulus sausage]
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bow•el

(ˈbaʊ əl, baʊl)

n., v. -eled, -el•ing (esp. Brit.) -elled, -el•ling. n.
1. Usu., bowels. the intestine.
2. bowels,
a. the inward or interior parts: the bowels of the earth.
b. Archaic. feelings of pity or compassion.
v.t.
3. to disembowel.
[1250–1300; Middle English b(o)uel < Old French < Latin botellus little sausage]
bow′el•less, adj.
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bow·el

(bou′əl)
The intestine, especially of a human. Often used in the plural as bowels.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bowel - the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anusbowel - 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
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Translations
أمْعاء، مَصارين، أحْشاءجَوْف، باطِن
nitrostřevoútrobyvnitřnosti
indretarm
() entrañasintestino
iîuròarmur, görn
gelmėstuštinimasisžarnos
dzīlesiekšasiekšienezarna
črevo
bağırsakiç kısmı

bowel

[ˈbaʊəl]
A. N
1.intestino m
2. bowels (Anat) → intestinos mpl, vientre msing (fig) → entrañas fpl
the bowels of the earth/shiplas entrañas de la tierra/del barco
the bowels of compassion (liter) → la compasión
B. CPD bowel movement Nevacuación f (del vientre)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bowel

[ˈbaʊəl] modif [cancer] → de l'intestin
bowel movement → selles fplbowel obstruction nocclusion f intestinale
The boy was suffering from a bowel obstruction and he died → Le garçon souffrait d'occlusion intestinale et en est mort.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bowel

n usu pl
(Anat, of person) → Eingeweide nt usu pl, → Gedärm nt usu pl; (of animal also)Innereien pl; a bowel movementStuhl(gang) m; to move one’s bowelsStuhl(gang) haben; to control one’s bowelsseine Darmentleerung kontrollieren; he had something wrong with his bowelsmit seiner Verdauung stimmte etwas nicht
(fig) the bowels of the earth/ship etcdas Erdinnere/Schiffsinnere etc, das Innere der Erde/der Schiffsbauch etc
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bowel

[ˈbaʊəl] n (gen pl) → intestino, intestini mpl
cancer of the bowel → cancro all'intestino
bowels of the earth → viscere fpl della terra
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bowel

(ˈbauəl) noun
1. (usually in plural) the part of the digestive system below the stomach; the intestines. The surgeon removed part of her bowel.
2. (in plural) the inside of something, especially when deep. the bowels of the earth.
ˈbowel movement noun
an act of emptying the bowels.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

bow·el

n. intestino;
___ incontinenceincontinencia en la evacuación;
___ movementevacuación, deposición;
___ obstructionobstrucción intestinal.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bowel

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