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intestine

in·tes·tine

intestine

pronunciation:
ihn te stihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usually plural) the lower part of the digestive system, below the stomach. The intestine is a long, coiled tube. It is divided into the small intestine and the large intestine.
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Intestine comes from intestina, a Latin word that means "internal" or what is within.
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