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1. intestine

noun. ['ˌɪnˈtɛstən, ˌɪnˈtɛˌstaɪn'] the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus.

Synonyms

  • abdomen
  • large intestine
  • hindgut
  • viscus
  • gut
  • belly
  • small intestine
  • internal organ
  • bowel
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • outside
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • disinclination

Etymology

  • intestinum (Latin)
  • intestinus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Intestine

  • predestine
  • preston
  • freston
  • weston
  • westen
  • teston
  • reston
  • meston
  • heston
  • hesston
  • cheston
  • estan

How do you pronounce intestine?

Pronounce intestine as ˌɪnˈtɛˌstaɪn.

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Sentences with intestine


1. Noun, singular or mass
They work by increasing the amount of water in your large intestine.

Quotes about intestine


1. *Appendix usually means "small outgrowth from large intestine,"but in this case it means "additional information accompanying main text."Or are those really the same things? Think carefully before you insult this book.
- Pseudonymous Bosch, The Name of This Book Is Secret

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