What is another word for Intestines?

305 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ɪntˈɛstɪnz], [ ɪntˈɛstɪnz], [ ɪ_n_t_ˈɛ_s_t_ɪ_n_z]

Intestines are vital organs in our digestive system. They help us break down food and absorb nutrients. There are many synonyms for intestines depending on the region of the digestive tract that is being referred to. The small intestine is sometimes referred to as the small bowel, while the lower part of the large intestine is known as the rectum. The whole digestive tract can be called the gastrointestinal tract or the alimentary canal. Other synonyms for intestines include gut, entrails, viscera, bowels and innards. No matter what you call them, the importance of the intestines in keeping us healthy cannot be understated.

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Usage examples for Intestines

There was evidently some important distinction between the Intestines of the two animals.
"Makers of Modern Medicine"
James J. Walsh
The operation has been done many times, and the surgeon's confidence that the Intestines would compensate, as far as digestion of food was concerned, for the absent stomach has been amply justified.
"Makers of Modern Medicine"
James J. Walsh
The presence of phallin in Amanita muscaria is possible, and its symptoms should be looked for in the red color of the blood serum discharged from the Intestines.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc."
George Francis Atkinson

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