- intestine, large.
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intestine — The digestive tube passing from the stomach to the anus. It is divided primarily into the intestinum tenue (small i.) and the intestinum crassum (large i.). SYN: bowel, gut (1), intestinum (1). [L. intestinum] large i. [TA] the portion of the… … Medical dictionary
Small intestine — The part of the digestive tract that extends from the stomach to the large intestine. * * * small intestine n the part of the intestine that lies between the stomach and colon, consists of duodenum, jejunum, and ileum, secretes digestive enzymes … Medical dictionary
small — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 not large or big. 2 slender; thin. 3 not great in importance, amount, number, strength, or power. 4 not much; trifling (a small token; paid small attention). 5 insignificant; unimportant (a small matter; from small… … Useful english dictionary
Intestine, large — The tubelike organ that completes the process of digestion, receiving material from the small intestine. It has four parts: the cecum (caecum), the appendix (vermiform appendix), the colon, and the rectum. Once the products of digestion enter the … Medical dictionary
intestine — in|tes|tine [ınˈtestın] n ↑artery, ↑brain, ↑fatty, ↑tissue, ↑heart, ↑kidney, ↑intestine, ↑intestine2, ↑small, ↑large, ↑liver, ↑lung, ↑muscles, ↑stomach, ↑ … Dictionary of contemporary English
intestine — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French intestin, from Latin intestinus, from intus within more at ent Date: 15th century internal; specifically of or relating to the internal affairs of a state or… … New Collegiate Dictionary
intestine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bowel, alimentary canal, guts (inf.). See body. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. alimentary canal, large intestine, small intestine, bowels, food passage, gut*, pipe*, spaghetti*; see also intestines , organ 2 … English dictionary for students
intestine — noun (C) the long tube that takes food from your stomach out of your body intestinal adjective: intestinal bacteria see also: large intestine, small intestine … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Small intestine cancer — Classification and external resources ICD 10 C17 ICD 9 152 … Wikipedia
Small intestinal submucosa — (SIS)= Small intestinal submucosa (SIS) is a common, non immunogenic material used in several clinical applications. Some uses under investigation include a scaffold for intervertebral disc regeneration. Unlike other scaffold materials, the… … Wikipedia