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Definitions of intestine:

part of speech: adjective

Coiled abdominal digestive canal, with rectal termination.

part of speech: adjective

The digestive tube passing from the stomach to the anus. It is divided primarily into the small i. ( intestinum tenue) and the large i. ( intestinum crassum); the small i. is further divided arbitrarily into duodenum, jejunum, and ileum; the large i. is divided into cecum and appendix, ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon, and rectum. The duodenum is separated from the stomach by the pylorus or pyloric valve, and the ileum is separated from the cecum by the ileocecal valve, valvula coli.

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