- Usually bowels. the intestine.
- a part of the intestine.
- the inward or interior parts: the bowels of the earth.
- Archaic. feelings of pity or compassion.
verb (used with object), bow·eled, bow·el·ing or (especially British) bow·elled, bow·el·ling.
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Origin of bowel
OTHER WORDS FROM bowelbow·el·less, adjective
Words nearby bowel
Example sentences from the Web for bowel
Anything in your gut sticks to the surface of charcoal like a magnet and gets carried out through a bowel movement.
The tumor in his colon had spread to four of his lymph nodes and penetrated the bowel wall.
“My dog has just had to learn good bladder and bowel control,” he jokes.In Florida, Sprawling Humans Confront the Bears Who Lived There First|Jacqui Goddard|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They can even help your digestion and the regularity of your bowel movements.Squats: The Absolutely Incredible Secret to Staying in Shape|Ari Meisel|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oprah Winfrey guest starred on 30 Rock and talked about bowel movements.
There were about a dozen sick when you left, sick of ulcers, bowel and chest complaints.
Stricture of the bowel and very extensive ulceration attend all of these advanced cases of malignant rectal disease.
Of eighteen cases of known perforation, fifteen opened into the peritoneal cavity, and three into the bowel.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
Stomach and bowel complaints rank next on the list, but we find that the deaths here only amounted to units.Prisoners Their Own Warders|J. F. A. McNair
In this manner, it is retracted into the bowel, but begins to descend again not long afterwards.