Associations to the word «Intestine»

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INTESTINE, noun. (anatomy) (often pluralized) The alimentary canal of an animal through which food passes after having passed all stomachs.
INTESTINE, noun. One of certain subdivisions of this part of the alimentary canal, such as the small or large intestine in human beings.
INTESTINE, adjective. Domestic; taking place within a given country or region.
INTESTINE, adjective. (obsolete) Internal.
INTESTINE, adjective. (obsolete) (rare) Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.
INTESTINE, adjective. (obsolete) (rare) Shut up; enclosed.

Dictionary definition

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

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