They can even help your digestion and the regularity of your bowel movements.
“My dog has just had to learn good bladder and bowel control,” he jokes.
She can also endure damage to the surrounding organs such as the bowel and bladder.
Oprah Winfrey guest starred on 30 Rock and talked about bowel movements.
Anything in your gut sticks to the surface of charcoal like a magnet and gets carried out through a bowel movement.
The mesentery attached to the included lengths of bowel—viz.
The stomach and bowel are overloaded: they must be cleaned out.
The nozzle of the syringe well oiled is to be gently introduced, and the fluid slowly forced into the bowel.
If the bowel is at fault, constipation is the usual consequence.
They found an adhesion from the appendix to the intestine on the other side and I was suffering a bowel stoppage.
c.1300, from Old French boele "intestines, bowels, innards" (12c., Modern French boyau), from Medieval Latin botellus "small intestine," originally "sausage," diminutive of botulus "sausage," a word borrowed from Oscan-Umbrian, from PIE *gwet-/*geut- "intestine" (cf. Latin guttur "throat," Old English cwið, Gothic qiþus "belly, womb," German kutteln "guts, chitterlings").
Greek splankhnon (from the same PIE root as spleen) was a word for the principal internal organs, which also were felt in ancient times to be the seat of various emotions. Greek poets, from Aeschylus down, regarded the bowels as the seat of the more violent passions such as anger and love, but by the Hebrews they were seen as the seat of tender affections, especially kindness, benevolence, and compassion. Splankhnon was used in Septuagint to translate a Hebrew word, and from thence early Bibles in English rendered it in its literal sense as bowels, which thus acquired in English a secondary meaning of "pity, compassion" (late 14c.). But in later editions the word often was translated as heart. Bowel movement is attested by 1874.
bowel bow·el (bou'əl, boul)