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Definition of Intestine

Intestine
Intestine In*tes"tine, n.; pl. Intestines. [L. intestinum: cf. F. intestin. See Intestine, a.] 1. (Anat.) That part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus. 2. pl. The bowels; entrails; viscera. Large intestine (Human Anat. & Med.), the lower portion of the bowel, terminating at the anus. It is adapted for the retention of fecal matter, being shorter, broader, and less convoluted than the small intestine; it consists of three parts, the c[ae]cum, colon, and rectum. Small intestine (Human Anat. & Med.), the upper portion of the bowel, in which the process of digestion is practically completed. It is narrow and contorted, and consists of three parts, the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.
Intestine
Intestine In*tes"tine, a. [L. intestinus, fr. intus on the inside, within, fr. in in: cf. F. intestine. See In.] 1. Internal; inward; -- opposed to external. Epilepsies, fierce catarrhs, Intestine stone and ulcers. --Milton. 2. Internal with regard to a state or country; domestic; not foreign; -- applied usually to that which is evil; as, intestine disorders, calamities, etc. Hoping here to end Intestine war in heaven, the arch foe subdued. --Milton. An intestine struggle . . . between authority and liberty. --Hume. 3. Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective. Everything labors under and intestine necessity. --Cudworth. 4. Shut up; inclosed. [R.] --Cowper.

Meaning of Intestine from wikipedia

- system, in humans and other animals, including the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Food taken in through the mouth is digested to extract nutrients and...
- The small intestine or small bowel is an organ in the gastrointestinal tract where most of the absorption of nutrients from food takes place. It lies...
- The large intestine, also known as the large bowel, is the last part of the gastrointestinal tract and of the digestive system in tetrapods. Water is...
- gastric acid until it p****es into the duodenum, the first part of the small intestine. The third stage begins in the duodenum with the intestinal phase, where...
- gastrointestinal tract, namely the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and ****, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver,...
- is a pouch-like structure of the large intestine, located at the junction of the small and the large intestines. The term "vermiform" comes from Latin...
- chittlins are the small intestines of domestic animals, especially when cooked and eaten. They are usually made from pigs' intestines. They may also be filled...
- Enteritis is inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by food or drink contaminated with pathogenic microbes, such as serratia...
- Intestine cancer may refer to: Colorectal cancer Small intestine cancer Gastrointestinal cancer This disambiguation page lists articles ****ociated with...
- Small intestine cancer is a cancer of the small intestine. It is relatively rare compared to other gastrointestinal malignancies such as gastric cancer...