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Introduction: Intestine

Description of Intestine

Intestine: The long, tube-shaped organ in the abdomen that completes the process of digestion. There is both a large intestine and a small intestine. Also called the bowel.
Source: National Institute of Health

Intestine: the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Intestine: section of the alimentary canal from the stomach to the anus; includes the large and small intestines.
Source: CRISP

Intestine: The section of the alimentary canal from the STOMACH to the ANUS. It includes the LARGE INTESTINE and SMALL INTESTINE.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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Intestine as an Organ

Intestine (organ): The digestive organs after the stomach, including ...more »

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Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Intestine

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Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Intestine can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Intestine

The following list attempts to classify Intestine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • internal organ,viscus
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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