adjective Medicine/Medical Obsolete.
Origin of alvine
Examples from the Web for alvine
The condition of the voluntary abdominal muscles is likewise a factor in the alvine process.
In stricture defecation is difficult and painful; in contraction the alvine discharges are painless.
The unpleasant smell of the alvine evacuations is assuredly a large element in the disgust these inspire.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll
Common diarrhœa—purging, or scours—manifests itself simply by the copiousness and fluidity of the alvine evacuations.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry|Robert Jennings
The influence on the alvine process is if anything even more marked than that on the assimilative process.