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intestinal
American English: /ɪnˈtɛstən(ə)l/
British English: /ɪntɛˈstʌɪn(ə)l/
, /ɪnˈtɛstɪn(ə)l/

Translation of intestinal in Spanish:

adjective

  • he has intestinal fortitude (American English) [euphemistic] [humorous]
    tiene agallas [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Stomach and intestinal problems are the most common issues that people currently face.
    • The causes for chewing wood can be tooth problems and teething, stomach or intestinal parasites or mineral deficiency.
    • The gastric phase is initiated by the presence of food in the stomach, and the intestinal phase by food in the intestine.

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