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noun as in entrails

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Polio is an enterovirus (lives and is replicated in our intestines) that is spread via fecal-oral transmission.

Reducing the amount of the virus in the lower intestines could then help keep uninfected people uninfected.

In other words, the body works hard to keep bad stuff in the intestines and the good stuff out.

Particular scientific interest has been focused on bacterial (and other microbial) diversity in our intestines.

Slaughtering cattle is not a very clean process and meat can become contaminated from the intestines.

He is less corpulent, and his legs are shorter; in the stomach and intestines, there is a difference of conformation.

But we notice that the intestines of man, both small and large, are relatively longer than in the frog.

Of or from the belly or intestines; relating to the intestinal secretions.

Some of the flies themselves were then caught, and their intestines presented large numbers of the ova.

It is no easy matter to get at the fat in the inside of an elephant,378 as the whole of the intestines have first to be removed.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intestines, such as: bowels, guts, innards, insides, viscera, and vitals.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.