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noun as in bodily organ

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Bacteria in the horse’s intestines break down the hard parts of the plants.

The sequences included DNA from several of the microbes that still call our intestines home, as well as a few that have nearly vanished from today’s urban dwellers.

Our research found that these cubes are formed within the last sections of the intestine—and finally proves that you really can fit a square peg through a round hole.

However, when bacteria from the poop of other mice and humans were transplanted into the mice’s intestines, their gut microbiomes were restored, and the plasma cells then appeared in the meninges.

This microbe eats cells of the intestine and can cause severe illness or death.

As digesting food passes through the small intestine, it mixes with chemicals from the liver, and nutrients are absorbed.

Yes, and soon your body will work the piece of bone out of the intestine.

Mixner almost died in February, after his lower intestine got twisted, leaving him with gangrene in his heart and lungs.

When the intestine is permeable and inflamed, infectious or toxic substances “leak” through the lining into the blood stream.

An X-ray is then performed to make certain the tube is placed correctly into the stomach or small intestine and not into the lung.

Simple constipation and diseases of the large intestine alone do not increase the amount of indican.

Here a flagellum from the male unites with the female, which soon thereafter becomes encysted in the wall of the intestine.

Rounded scybalous masses are common in habitual constipation, and indicate atony of the muscular coat of the intestine.

In catarrhal conditions of the small intestine bilirubin may be carried through unchanged.

When the mucus is small in amount and intimately mixed with the stool, the trouble is probably in the small intestine.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intestine, such as: entrails, and viscera.

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