HyperDic: small_intestine

English > 1 sense of the expression small intestine:
NOUNbodysmall intestinethe longest part of the alimentary canal
English > small intestine: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed.
Part ofalimentary canal, alimentary tract, digestive tube, digestive tract, gastrointestinal tract, GI tracttubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus
Partsileal artery, intestinal artery, arteria ileumBranch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the ileum
jejunal artery, intestinal arteryAn artery that is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies the jejunum
NarrowerduodenumThe part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum
ileumThe part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the cecum
jejunumThe part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
Broaderintestine, bowel, gutThe part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
Spanishintestino delgado
Catalanintestí prim

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