Intestate Intestine

Intestinal

Meanings and phrases

intestinal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to or inside the intestines; enteric; enteral

intestinal artery

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum; ileal artery; arteria ileum
  2. an artery that is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the jejunum; jejunal artery

intestinal bypass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. surgical operation that shortens the small intestine; used in treating obesity

intestinal colic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. acute abdominal pain (especially in infants); colic; gripes; griping

intestinal flora

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. harmless microorganisms (as Escherichia coli) that inhabit the intestinal tract and are essential for its normal functioning

intestinal flu

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis; gastroenteritis; stomach flu

intestinal juice

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. secretions by glands lining the walls of the intestines

intestinal obstruction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel; ileus

intestinal tract

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In rare cases, the intestinal tract itself can twist and even rupture.
  • A weekly fast day can be beneficial, as it allows the intestinal tract to be purged.
  • Parasitic Apicomplexa are often found in the intestinal tract, especially the crop, of Lepismatidae.
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