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Definition of Intestine


  1. Internal; inward; -- opposed to external.
  2. Internal with regard to a state or country; domestic; not foreign; -- applied usually to that which is evil; as, intestine disorders, calamities, etc.
  3. Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.
  4. Shut up; inclosed.
  5. That part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.
  6. The bowels; entrails; viscera.

Intestine Quotations

Which came first the intestine or the tapeworm?
William S. Burroughs

Who needs such a long intestine, anyway?
Moshe Dayan

The story of gluten as it relates to the brain throws a wide net, so much more encompassing than the inflammation of a small section of the small intestine that characterizes celiac disease.
David Perlmutter

Since I've been in the U.S. I've lost the back of my heart, 15 ft. of intestine and my marriage - and God, I miss my intestine.
Nigel Lythgoe

Psychoanalysts are not occupied with the minds of their patients; they do not believe in the mind but in a cerebral intestine.
Bernard Berenson
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Intestine Translations

intestine in Danish is tarm
intestine in Dutch is darm
intestine in Finnish is suoli
intestine in French is intestin, intestinale
intestine in German is Darm
intestine in Italian is budello
intestine in Spanish is intestino, tripa
intestine in Swedish is tarm
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