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Definition: Stomach worm
, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus,
fr. Gr. sto`machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto`ma a
mouth, any outlet or entrance.]
1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the
anterior part of the alimentary canal, in which food is
digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an
animal; a digestive cavity. See Digestion
, and Gastric juice
, under Gastric
2. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good
stomach for roast beef. --Shak.
3. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire.
He which hath no stomach to this fight,
Let him depart. --Shak.
4. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful
obstinacy; stubbornness. [Obs.]
Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain.
This sort of crying proceeding from pride,
obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault
lies, must be bent. --Locke.
5. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance. [Obs.]
He was a man
Of an unbounded stomach. --Shak.
(Med.), a small pump or syringe with a
flexible tube, for drawing liquids from the stomach, or
for injecting them into it.
(Med.), a long flexible tube for introduction
into the stomach.
(Zo["o]l.), the common roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides
) found in the human intestine, and rarely in