Associations to the word «Bowel»


BOWEL, noun. (chiefly medicine) A part or division of the intestines, usually the large intestine.
BOWEL, noun. (in the plural) The entrails or intestines; the internal organs of the stomach.
BOWEL, noun. (in the plural) The (deep) interior of something.
BOWEL, noun. (in the plural) (archaic) The seat of pity or the gentler emotions; pity or mercy.
BOWEL, noun. (obsolete) (in plural) offspring
BOWEL, verb. (now rare) To disembowel.
BOWEL CANCER, noun. (medicine) Any of the many types of cancers affecting the gastrointestinal tract, rectum, or colon.
BOWEL CANCERS, noun. Plural of bowel cancer
BOWEL HUMOR, noun. Form of humor centered on the contents passed through the bowels
BOWEL MOVEMENT, noun. The discharge of feces from the body.
BOWEL MOVEMENT, noun. The feces thus produced.
BOWEL MOVEMENTS, noun. Plural of bowel movement
BOWEL OBSTRUCTION, noun. (medicine) An obstruction of the intestines which prevents normal digestion.
BOWEL OBSTRUCTIONS, noun. Plural of bowel obstruction

Dictionary definition

BOWEL, noun. The part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca