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large intestine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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large intestineˌlarge inˈtestine noun [countable]  HBHthe lower part of your bowels, where food is changed into solid waste mattersmall intestine
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large intestineIn the other 14 patients, barium studies of the small and large intestine did not show any mechanical obstruction.Methane gas is regarded as a harmless byproduct of fermentation in the large intestine of man.Cryptosporidium has been detected in the proximal small intestine, the large intestine and the rectum in man.No dietary factors have been shown to affect colonisation of the large intestine with methanogens.Lipkin proposed that upward expansion of the proliferative compartment of the crypts of the large intestine occurs before adenoma development.
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