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[L. intestinum] The portion of the alimentary canal that extends from the pylorus of the stomach to the anus. It includes the duodenum, jejunum, ileum (small intestine), and colon (large intestine) and is responsible for the completion of digestion and the absorption of nutrients and water. SYN: SEE: bowel; SEE: gut (1) SEE: abdomen
Venes, Donald, editor. "Intestine." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755489/all/large_intestine.
Intestine. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755489/all/large_intestine. Accessed October 18, 2019.
Intestine. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755489/all/large_intestine
Intestine [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/755489/all/large_intestine.
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