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intestinal

[ in-tes-tuh-nl; British in-tes-tahyn-l ]
/ ɪnˈtɛs tə nl; British ˌɪn tɛsˈtaɪn l /
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adjective
occurring in or affecting the intestines.
of, relating to, or resembling the intestines.
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Origin of intestinal

1590–1600; <New Latin intestīnālis;see intestine, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM intestinal

in·tes·ti·nal·ly, adverbpost·in·tes·ti·nal, adjectivesub·in·tes·ti·nal, adjective
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How to use intestinal in a sentence

Medical definitions for intestinal

intestinal
[ ĭn-tĕstə-nəl ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or constituting the intestine.
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