Origin of intestine
Examples from the Web for intestine
Yes, and soon your body will work the piece of bone out of the intestine.
When the intestine is permeable and inflamed, infectious or toxic substances “leak” through the lining into the blood stream.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease|Valerie Vande Panne|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wilt thou never cease to waste thy force and energies in intestine struggles?The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh|William Makepeace Thackeray
They inhabit the intestine of man and animals, and cause, in some instances, dysentery.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
It is, then, the medium which holds the fluid food that has been absorbed from within the intestine.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
These gall-stones when lodged in the intestine may there be enlarged by subsequent accretion.
The death of Louis Philippe may be the signal for intestine disorder.
British Dictionary definitions for intestine
Word Origin for intestine
Word Origin and History for intestine
early 15c., from Middle French intestin (14c.) or directly from Latin intestinum "a gut," in plural, "intestines, bowels," noun use of neuter of adjective intestinus "inward, internal" (see intestines). Distinction of large and small intestines in Middle English was made under the terms gross and subtle. The word also was used as an adjective in English from 1530s with a sense of "internal, domestic, civil."