Translation of bowel in Spanish:

bowel

Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊəl/

n

  • 1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] also large bowel intestino (masculine) grueso to move o open one's bowels hacer* de vientre, ir* de cuerpo, mover* el vientre or el intestino (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [formal] (before noun/delante del nombre) bowel movement evacuación (feminine) (intestinal)
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    • The large intestine or large bowel consists of the colon and the section before the anus, the rectum.
    • This misplaced tissue may be found on the ovaries, uterus, bowel, pelvis and abdomen.
    • Cancer of the small bowel, the longer, thinner part of the intestines is much rarer.
  • 2
    (bowels plural)
    [literary/literario] in the bowels of the earth en las entrañas de la tierra
    More example sentences
    • But what if someone stood up and admitted whatever he held deep within the bowels of his soul.
    • Deep in bowels of the mansion was the epicentre of communication technology and field command.
    • He would have to take it deep into the bowels of the earth, for the glorious Garland Battle was about to begin.

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