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Topic: BIOLOGY

Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: intestin, from Latin intestinum, from intus 'inside'

intestine

noun
     
intestine
in‧tes‧tine [countable]
HB the long tube in your body through which food passes after it leaves your stomach [= gut]
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