The intestine is a long tube that runs through the body from the stomach to the rectum. It is responsible for digesting food.

  • The intestine was very swollen, which was a sign that it was doing its job well.

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Example Sentences for intestine

  • 1

    Flukes of the family are localized in liver, gall bladder, and the intestine.

  • 2

    Dietary fats are digested in the intestine and carried to the liver.

  • 3

    The effect is to prevent spasms of the stomach, intestine or urinary bladder.

  • 4

    Eating fatty food makes the gall bladder put all the bile in the intestines.

  • 5

    He died of intestinal cancer.

  • 6

    The stomach is acidic, the intestines are alkaline.

  • 7

    Adults are found in the small intestine of the host.

  • 8

    As in dogs, the hookworm will attach to the intestinal wall.

  • 9

    It relates to handling of the intestinal flora and obesity.

  • 10

    In the bowel, it adheres to the mucus of the large intestine.