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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Large intestine(0.01089 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: large intestine
n : beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum;
includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts
moisture from food residues which are later excreted as
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Large intestine
Intestine \In*tes"tine\, n.; pl. Intestines. [L. intestinum:
cf. F. intestin. See Intestine, a.]
1. (Anat.) That part of the alimentary canal between the
stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.
2. pl. The bowels; entrails; viscera.
Large intestine (Human Anat. & Med.), the lower portion of
the bowel, terminating at the anus. It is adapted for the
retention of fecal matter, being shorter, broader, and
less convoluted than the small intestine; it consists of
three parts, the c[ae]cum, colon, and rectum.
Small intestine (Human Anat. & Med.), the upper portion of
the bowel, in which the process of digestion is
practically completed. It is narrow and contorted, and
consists of three parts, the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.