What is another word for bowels?

Pronunciation: [bˈa͡ʊə͡lz] (IPA)

Bowels refer to the long, tubular part of the digestive system that runs from the stomach to the anus. The word 'bowels' is often used in a medical context, and may also be referred to as the intestines or the gastrointestinal tract. Other synonyms for the word bowels include the colon, digestive system, entrails, guts, and internal organs. These synonyms may be used interchangeably depending on the context, and can be used to describe the different functions and structures within the digestive system. Having an understanding of these synonyms can aid in better communication and comprehension when discussing medical conditions and procedures involving the bowels.

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What are the hypernyms for Bowels?

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What are the opposite words for bowels?

Antonyms for the word "bowels" include words such as "surface," "skin," and "exterior." These words refer to the outermost layer of a person or object, as opposed to the innermost or deeper parts. Other antonyms may include "superficial," "superficies," or "epidermis." Antonyms can be useful when attempting to clarify language and meaning or to better understand a particular concept or idea. While antonyms for the word "bowels" may not be frequently used in everyday language, they can be helpful for those who are interested in understanding the nuances of language and its usage.

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Usage examples for Bowels

Well, t' haave yer bowels think yer throat's cut isn't sauncy!
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
"There's nothin' but empty bowels and empty pipes in our house," the sweep said, "but we've got half a dozen good turf left!"
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
My fare does not agree with my health, and so I have begged of our kind attendants, to furnish me some poor, shriveled wheat, to keep in my room, to eat raw, to keep my bowels open.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard

Famous quotes with Bowels

  • We lived in the bowels of New York City. It was a struggle just to survive. This nice suburban kid hadn't had to do much of that before.
    Peter Bergman
  • I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.
    John Calvin
  • I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.
    Oliver Cromwell
  • Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.
    Jane Grey
  • In the history of the treatment of depression, there was the dunking stool, purging of the bowels of black bile, hoses, attempts to shock the patient. All of these represent hatred or aggression towards what depression represents in the patient.
    James Hillman

Related words: digestion, digestive system, intestinal tract, lower intestine, large intestine, small intestine, colon cancer, colonitis

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