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Definition of Intestinal

Intestinal
Intestinal In*tes"ti*nal, a. [Cf. F. intestinal.] Of or pertaining to the intestines of an animal; as, the intestinal tube; intestinal digestion; intestinal ferments. Intestinal canal. Same as Intestine, n. Intestinal worm (Zo["o]l.), any species of helminth living in the intestinal canal of any animal. The species are numerous.

Meaning of Intestinal from wikipedia

- function of the large intestine is to absorb water. The area of the large intestinal mucosa of an adult human is about 2 m2. The gut is an endoderm-derived...
- is considered abnormally dilated. The surface area of the human small intestinal mucosa, due to enlargement caused by folds, villi and microvilli, averages...
- Intestinal villi (singular: villus) are small, finger-like projections that extend into the lumen of the small intestine. Each villus is approximately...
- persistence in usage. The word 'ileus' is from Gr**** εἰλεός eileós, "intestinal obstruction". Symptoms of ileus include, but are not limited to: moderate...
- The intestinal epithelium is the single cell layer that form the luminal surface (lining) of both the small and large intestine (colon) of the gastrointestinal...
- stomach or bowels. Despite these standard definitions, a proportion of intestinal gas may be swallowed environmental air, and hence flatus is not totally...
- Intestinal permeability is a term describing the control of material p****ing from inside the gastrointestinal tract through the cells lining the gut wall...
- Intestinal metaplasia is the transformation (metaplasia) of epithelium (usually of the stomach or the esophagus) into a type of epithelium resembling that...
- In histology, an intestinal gland (also crypt of Lieberkühn and intestinal crypt) is a gland found in between villi in the intestinal epithelium lining...
- An intestinal parasite infection is a condition in which a parasite infects the gastro-intestinal tract of humans and other animals. Such parasites can...
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