Synonyms for intestines

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And which was to work a marvellous effect on the intestines.

Well, aren't they as good as the intestines of the common cat?

She then saw that his intestines were protruding from a wound, and that he was holding them in.

The depth of the parts, and tendency of the intestines to roll into the wound; 3.

If it can, perhaps the intestines may be retained in their cavity.

He has aversions, nervous fears, and disorders of the stomach and intestines.

The process of digestion, which commences in the stomach, is completed in the intestines.

The veins of the omentum, mesentery, and intestines, were full of blood.

I thought of the floating alligator, of its intestines—what if I inflated them?

Intestinal concretions (calculi or stones in the intestines).

WORD ORIGIN

"bowels," 1590s, from Latin intestina, neuter plural of intestinus (adj.) "internal, inward, intestine," from intus "within, on the inside" (see ento-). Cf. Sanskrit antastyam, Greek entosthia "bowels." The Old English word was hropp, literally "rope."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTESTINES

abdomen

nounthe stomach and area directly below in an animate being
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