intestine intestine  /ɪn ˈtɛ stən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

Synonym(s)

gut

Usage(s):

  1. The doctors apparently removed two damaged sections of the small intestine and one of the large intestine, then sewed the ends back together.
  2. Nearly all colon cancers start as polyps, tiny grapelike projections that sprout on the inside of the large intestine.
  3. Small wounds of the intestine, said the Rear Admiral, can be stitched together.

News

  1. Cedars-Sinai opens first-of-its-kind trial in western US for metastatic carcinoid cancer patients

    ( Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ) Working to improve treatment and survivorship outcomes, the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute has opened a Phase III clinical trial of targeted radiation for patients with intestinal carcinoid cancer that has spread beyond the intestine. Cedars-Sinai is the only facility in the western US offering this clinical trial.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Cedars-Sinai Opens First-of-Its-Kind Trial in Western U.S. For Metastatic Carcinoid Cancer Patients

    Working to improve treatment and survivorship outcomes, the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute has opened a Phase III clinical trial of targeted radiation for patients with intestinal carcinoid cancer that has spread beyond the intestine. Cedars-Sinai is the only facility in the western U.S. offering this clinical trial.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Newswise

  3. Nine-year-old to walk 5K after outpacing life-threatening illness

    Devin was born with short gut syndrome, a rare disorder that occurs when a child is born with either missing or malfunctioning pieces of the small intestine.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

Quotes

  1. "He had a hole in his intestine," White said. "The (stuff) was leaking into his stomach. That's what was causing him so much pain. That and he had abscesses. The doctor told him he hasn't been right for a year. His immune system has been...
    on Nov 18, 2009 By: Dana White Source: Yahoo! Sports

  2. "There will always be cervelas," Mr. Büttiker, who is also a deputy in Parliament, said over coffee. "But what we had to fear is that it would be without zebu intestine."
    on Feb 3, 2008 By: Rolf Büttiker Source: New York Times

  3. Abhishek Bachchan said, "Pa is responding well to the medication. Food particles had been stuck to his intestine walls and he is being treated for that."
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Abhishek Bachchan Source: Times of India

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