from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or constituting the intestine: the intestinal wall; intestinal bacteria.

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  • adj. Relating to the intestines.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the intestines of an animal

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the intestine, or the intestines in general; enteric: as, the intestinal tube or tract; intestinal movements.
  • Having an intestine or enteron: the opposite of anenlerous: applied to nearly all the Metazoa as distinguished from the Protozoa.
  • Inhabiting the intestine; entozoic; of or pertaining to the Intestina or Intestinalia.
  • Domestic: same as intestine, a., 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or inside the intestines


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