[in-tes-tuh-nl; British in-tes-tahyn-l]
Origin of intestinal
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Examples from the Web for intestinal
They are right—it does not cause stomach or intestinal problems, only the devastating brain infection.This Amoeba Eats Your Brain: Naegleria Fowleri Rattles New Orleans
September 23, 2013
Anyone who answers differently is looking deep into their intestinal loops, not the Oregon study.
What other policies are we pulling out of our intestinal loops?
This shortage of intestinal fortitude had enormous military consequences.5 Great Books for Poker Fiends
November 10, 2009
There are no holes from the intestinal tract into the blood vessels.Common Science
Carleton W. Washburne
A shorter treatise of Alexander is with regard to intestinal parasites.
Our return to thymol for intestinal parasites is interesting.
Fish, an intermediate diet for intestinal cases, was sorely missed.In Mesopotamia
Costiveness from increased action of the intestinal absorbents.Zoonomia, Vol. II
Word Origin and History for intestinal
early 15c., from medical Latin intestinalis, from Latin intestinum (see intestine).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or constituting the intestine.
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