intestinal intestinal  /ɪn ˈtɛ stə nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or inside the intestines

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A physician had called it intestinal flu and put her to bed.
  2. Influenza, tertian fever, leprosy were all endemic, along with tapeworm and a mysterious intestinal infestation that made its victim long to eat earth.
  3. The Soviet Union identified the epidemic as intestinal anthrax, a bacterial disease spread to human beings by infected livestock.

News

  1. Secrecy begets leaks

    Keep your distance: The director of national intelligence is having intestinal distress. "For me, it is literally ... gut-wrenching to see this happen," James Clapper told NBC last weekend of leaks about the government's secret collection of vast troves of phone and Internet data.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Discovery of gene responsible for multiple intestinal atresia in newborns

    Physicians have conducted a study that has led to the discovery of a gene that causes multiple intestinal atresia, a rare and life-threatening hereditary disorder that affects newborns. In addition to exploring novel therapeutic treatments for children with the disease, the discovery of the gene TTC7A will make it possible to develop a prenatal diagnostic test and a screening test for parents ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Discovery of the gene responsible for multiple intestinal atresia in newborns

    ( University of Montreal ) Physicians and researchers from Sherbrooke, Montreal and Quebec City have conducted a study that has led to the discovery of a gene that causes multiple intestinal atresia, a rare and life-threatening hereditary disorder that affects newborns. In addition to exploring novel therapeutic treatments for children with the disease, the discovery of the gene TTC7A will make ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "It's not just about talent," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said. "It's about character. He's a person of high character : (and) brings that to play, not only in his gamesmanship but also his intestinal fortitude."
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Phil Jackson Source: USA Today

  2. "It was not an easy day for me out there today at all," Funk said. "I owe it to my putter and I think my intestinal fortitude."
    on Feb 25, 2007 By: Fred Funk Source: Forbes

  3. "Cole's recovery is on schedule. He had intestinal surgery to remove a blockage the day after he was born. There were no complications. He has started feeding and each day his appetite increases," McMorris Rodgers said in a statement.
    on May 14, 2007 By: Cathy McMorris Rodgers Source: Forbes

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