Definición de intestine en inglés:


Saltos de línea: in¦tes|tine
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈtɛstɪn
(also intestines)


1(In vertebrates) the lower part of the alimentary canal from the end of the stomach to the anus. See also large intestine, small intestine.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The digestive tract consists of a mouth, buccal cavity, esophagus, stomach, two-section intestine, and anus.
  • A layer of mucus lines the stomach, oesophagus and intestines to act as a barrier against this acid.
  • The pouches may be noticed during a barium enema, when a liquid is inserted into the intestine through the anus and an X-ray of the abdomen is taken.
1.1(Especially in invertebrates) the whole alimentary canal from the mouth downward.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In a live specimen food particles can be seen passing through the intestine which terminates at the anus located on the postabdomen.


late Middle English: from Latin intestinum, neuter of intestinus, from intus 'within'.

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