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Meaning of LARGE INTESTINE

Pronunciation:  lârjin'testin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces
 
 See Also: alimentary canal, alimentary tract, ascending colon, blind gut, bowel, caecum, cecum, colon, descending colon, digestive tract, digestive tube, gastrointestinal tract, GI tract, gut, intestine, rectum, sigmoid colon, sigmoid flexure, transverse colon

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: part of the intestine that goes from the cecum to the rectum.
 

 

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