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bowelnoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /ˈbaʊ.əl/ /baʊəl/
the ​longtube that ​carriessolidwaste from the ​stomach out of the ​body: He has ​trouble with his bowels. bowel ​cancer/​cancer of the bowelmove your bowels (said ​especially by ​doctors and ​nurses) to excrete (= ​pass from the ​body) the ​solidwaste that is ​contained in the bowels
(Definition of bowel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bowel”
in Korean 장…
in Arabic أمعاء…
in Malaysian usus, perut bumi…
in French intestin(s), entrailles…
in Russian кишка, кишечник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腸…
in Italian budella, intestino…
in Turkish bağırsak…
in Polish jelito…
in Spanish intestino, entrañas…
in Vietnamese ruột, lòng…
in Portuguese intestino…
in Thai ลำไส้, ส่วนในของ…
in German der Darm, das Innere…
in Catalan budell…
in Japanese 腸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肠…
in Indonesian usus, isi perut, bagian dalam…
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