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anal relating to the anus.
anally (Adv.) ANAL, relating to the anus.
anus (Lat.) the opening at the end of the alimentary canal by which undigested residues are excreted.
blindgut the caecum.
bowel the large intestine; (verb) to take the bowels out of.
caecal pertaining to the caecum, a part of the intestine.
caecally (Adv.) CAECAL, pertaining to the caecum.
caecum (Lat.) any structure that ends in a bag or sac.
cecal pertaining to the cecum, a part of the intestine.
cecally (Adv.) CECAL, pertaining to the cecum.
cecum (Lat.) any structure that ends in a bag or sac.
chyle a milky fluid secreted into the blood by the small intestine.
duodenal of or pertaining to the duodenum; as, duodenal digestion.
duodenum (Lat.) the first portion of the small intestine.
eccrisis the expulsion of waste matter.
enteral of, pertaining to or within the intestine.
enterally (Adv.) ENTERAL, of, pertaining to or within the intestine.
epigastrial relating to the epigastrium, part of abdomen lying over the stomach.
epigastric relating to the epigastrium, part of abdomen lying over the stomach.
epigastrium part of abdomen lying over the stomach.
epiploic relating to the epiploon, a free fold of the peritoneum, or one serving to connect viscera, support blood vessels, etc.
epiploon a free fold of the peritoneum, or one serving to connect viscera, support blood vessels, etc..
esophageal pertaining to the esophagus.
esophagus that portion of the gut which connects the pharynx to the stomach.
excretory serving to excrete; (noun) a duct that helps to receive and excrete matter.
foregut the anterior part of the alimentary canal, from the mouth to the intestine to the entrance of the bile duct.
gastral relating to the stomach.
gastric of, pertaining to, or situated near, the stomach; as, the gastric artery.
gastrocolic of or relating to the stomach and colon.
hindgut the posterior part of the alimentary canal, including the rectum, and sometimes the large intestine also.
ileal pertaining to the ileum, the lowest part of the small intestine.
ileum (Lat.) a part of the small intestine.
intestinal affecting, occurring, or living in the intestine.
intestinally (Adv.) INTESTINAL, affecting, occurring, or living in the intestine.
intestine a part of the digestive system extending from the stomach to the anus.
jejunal pertaining to the jejunum, the middle division of the small intestine.
jejunum (Lat.) the middle division of the small intestine, between the duodenum and ileum.
lacteal pertaining to milk (noun) a vessel conveying chyle from the intestines to the thoracic ducts
mesaraic relating to the mesentery.
mesenterial relating to the mesentery.
mesenteric relating to the mesentery.
mesenteron the midgut.
mesenteronic relating to the mesenteron, the midgut.
mesentery a membrane enclosing the intestines.
mesogastric related to the mesogastrium.
midgut the middle part of the alimentary canal from the stomach, or entrance of the bile duct, to, or including, the large intestine.
oesophageal pertaining to the esophagus.
oesophagus that portion of the gut which connects the pharynx to the stomach.
omental of or pertaining to an omentum, a free fold of the peritoneum.
omentum (Lat.) a fold of the peritoneum proceeding from one of the abdominal viscera to another.
perigastric surrounding the alimentary canal.
peritonaeal relating to the peritonaeum.
peritonaeum a serous membrane enclosing the viscera in the abdominal and pelvic cavities.
peritoneal relating to the peritoneum.
peritoneally (Adv.) PERITONEAL, of or pertaining to the peritoneum.
peritoneum the smooth serous membrane which lines the cavity of the abdomen.
proctal pertaining to the anus or rectum.
proctodaeum the posterior portion of the alimentary canal.
proctodeal relating to the proctodeum.
proctodeum the posterior portion of the alimentary canal.
pyloric of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pylorus, the opening from the stomach into the intestine.
pylorus (Lat.) the opening from the stomach into the intestine.
rectal relating to the rectum.
rectally (Adv.) RECTAL, relating to the rectum.
rectum (Lat.) the last part of the large intestine, leading to the anus.
splanchnic visceral.
stomach the strong muscular bag into which food passes from the gullet (verb) to put up with
stomachal of or pertaining to the stomach.
stomachical of the stomach.