Definition of intestinal in English:


Pronunciation /ɪntɛˈstʌɪn(ə)l//ɪnˈtɛstɪn(ə)l/


  • Relating to or affecting the intestine.

    ‘the intestinal tract’
    • ‘Part of the intestinal wall bulges through the abdominal wall into the navel.’
    • ‘Stomach and intestinal problems are the most common issues that people currently face.’
    • ‘The trouble with an ultra low-fat diet, healthy or not, is a tendency to intestinal overload with little regular release.’
    • ‘The causes for chewing wood can be tooth problems and teething, stomach or intestinal parasites or mineral deficiency.’
    • ‘The gastric phase is initiated by the presence of food in the stomach, and the intestinal phase by food in the intestine.’
    enteric, gastroenteric, duodenal, coeliac, gastric, ventral, stomach, abdominal, visceral
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