- intestinal fortitude,
- intestinal gland,
- intestinal lipodystrophy,
- intestinal stasis,
- intestinal villus,
Origin of intestine
Examples from the Web for intestines
Polio is an enterovirus (lives and is replicated in our intestines) that is spread via fecal-oral transmission.U.N. Calls Middle East Polio Outbreak ‘Greatest Polio Challenge in History’|Kent Sepkowitz|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other words, the body works hard to keep bad stuff in the intestines and the good stuff out.
Particular scientific interest has been focused on bacterial (and other microbial) diversity in our intestines.
Slaughtering cattle is not a very clean process and meat can become contaminated from the intestines.
But E. coli O157, which is found in the intestines of cattle, is still the most common.
The hot-water-drinking regimen in itself has a decidedly beneficial effect upon the stomach and intestines.
Under such circumstances it often irritates the lining of the stomach and intestines.
Absence of peristaltic sounds is always an indication of disease, and suggests exhaustion or paralysis of the intestines.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
When infection of the blood takes place from the intestines the carbuncles may be absent.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
Another distome was also found by Bilharz in the intestines of a young Egyptian boy.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
Word Origin for intestine
"bowels," 1590s, from Latin intestina, neuter plural of intestinus (adj.) "internal, inward, intestine," from intus "within, on the inside" (see ento-). Cf. Sanskrit antastyam, Greek entosthia "bowels." The Old English word was hropp, literally "rope."
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."