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Definition of 'intestine'

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There may be some hunger and rumbles from your stomach and intestines. Turner, Roger Newman The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Copper is absorbed in the stomach and upper intestine. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Gas in the stomach or intestine. Mayes, Adrienne The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)His doctors say he will die within weeks if an organ donor is not found to give him a liver and intestine. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Apparently up to 10lb of waste can get lodged in the lower intestine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They found labs were measuring them only in the small intestine, which deals with liquids. The Sun (2014)The small intestine Around six metres in length. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The immune system attacks, damaging the small intestine lining. The Sun (2014)My stomach, intestines and liver were tested and also my skin elasticity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Smile all the way down through your large and small intestines, out of your bottom. The Sun (2010)Conversely, bottling things up increases risk of heart problems and ulcers in the stomach or small intestine. The Sun (2008)They removed part of my colon and snipped away all the disease from my small intestine in a three-hour operation. The Sun (2014)In April he had radical surgery in which his small and large intestines were removed and blood vessels were reconstructed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This vitamin is quickly absorbed in the upper and lower intestine, and can only be stored in very small amounts in the body. Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley (ed) The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)In April, has emergency surgery on large intestine. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His long-awaited liver and intestine transplant went ahead in April but his body rejected the organs. The Sun (2009)It was often preserved in a jar, as were other organs including the lungs, liver and intestines. The Sun (2010)The condition, which hits the large intestine, can also affect the immune system and lead to loss of weight. The Sun (2011)She was only given a 25 per cent chance of survival when her bladder, intestine and liver were found outside her body. The Sun (2013)That's when I found out how long the human intestine can stretch. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The twins shared an intestine, one large liver and a single sac around their hearts, and both nearly died from excessive bleeding during the operation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Synonyms of 'intestine'

guts, insides, bowels, internal organs

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Translations for 'intestine'

British English: intestine NOUN
Your intestines are the tubes in your body through which food passes when it has left your stomach.
This area is always tender to the touch if the intestines are not functioning properly.

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