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English definition of “bowel”


noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈbaʊ.əl/ /baʊəl/ us  
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 bowelThe digestive system move your bowels (said especially by doctors and nurses) to excrete (= pass from the body) the solid waste that is contained in the bowelsExcrement and its excretion
(Definition of bowel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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