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intestine

noun [C usually plural] uk   us   /ɪnˈtes.tɪn/
(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.
Translations of “intestine”
in Arabic أمعاء…
in Korean 창자…
in Malaysian usus…
in French intestin…
in Turkish bağırsak…
in Italian intestino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腸…
in Russian кишка…
in Polish jelito…
in Vietnamese ruột…
in Spanish intestino…
in Portuguese intestino…
in Thai ลำไส้…
in German die Eingeweide (pl.)…
in Catalan intestí…
in Japanese 腸…
in Indonesian usus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肠…
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