intestino
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural in sense 2).
intestino(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (interior)
a. internal
El ejército invasor aprovechó las guerras intestinas para conquistar el reino.The invading army made use of the internal wars to conquer the kingdom.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (anatomy)
a. intestine
El duodeno está ubicado en el intestino delgado.The duodenum is located in the small intestine.
b. bowel
Los doctores encontraron un tumor en el testino del paciente.The doctors found a tumor in the patient's bowel.
c. gut
Creo que te duelen los intestinos porque no estás tomando suficiente agua.I believe your gut hurts because you're not drinking enough water.
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intestino
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. internecine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. intestine
intestino delgado/gruesosmall/large intestine
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intestino
adjective
(interno) internal; [+lucha] internecine;
intestine; gut
cáncer de intestino intestinal cancer; síndrome de intestino irritable irritable bowel syndrome
intestino ciego caecum
intestino delgado small intestine
intestino grueso large intestine
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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intestino grueso
large intestine
intestino delgado
small intestine
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