intestine

intestine (in-tes´tin)

intestinum (1) [L. intestinum]
large i. the portion of the digestive tube extending from the ileocecal valve to the anus; it comprises the cecum, colon, rectum, and anal canal.intestinum crassum [NA] ;
small i. the portion of the digestive tube between the stomach and the cecum or beginning of the large intestine; it consists of three portions: duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.intestinum tenue [NA] ;

 

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