Meaning of “bowel” in the English Dictionary


"bowel" in English

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bowelnoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈbaʊ.əl/ us /ˈbaʊ.əl/

the long tube that carries solid waste from the stomach out of the body:

He has trouble with his bowels.
bowel cancer/cancer of the bowel
move your bowels

(said especially by doctors and nurses) to excrete (= pass from the body) the solid waste that is contained in the bowels

(Definition of “bowel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)