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intestine

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ɪnˈtes.tɪn/ us  
(either of the two parts of) a long tube through which food travels from the stomach and out of the body while it is being digested: Antibodies from the mother's milk line the baby's intestines and prevent infection.The digestive system
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