bowel - Wiktionary

Jan 25, 2020 · bowel (plural bowels) (chiefly medicine) A part or division of the intestines, usually the large intestine. (in the plural) The entrails or intestines; the internal organs of the stomach. 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts I: And when he was hanged, brast ……

Colorectal cancer - Wikipedia

Colorectal cancer (CRC), also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, or rectal cancer, is the development of cancer from the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine). A cancer is the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body.Specialty: Oncology…

Bowel Movements BM MedlinePlus

A bowel movement is the last stop in the movement of food through your digestive tract. Your stool passes out of your body through the rectum and anus. Another name for stool is feces. It is made of what is left after your digestive system (stomach, small intestine, and colon) absorbs nutrients and fluids from what you eat and drink.…

Bowel definition of bowel by Medical dictionary

bowel sounds relatively high-pitched abdominal sounds caused by the propulsion of the intestinal contents through the lower alimentary tract. Auscultation of bowel sounds is best accomplished by using a diaphragm-type stethoscope rather than a bell-shaped one. Normal bowel sounds are characterized by bubbling and gurgling noises that vary in frequency, intensity, and pitch.…

Bowel - definition of bowel by The Free Dictionary

bow·el (bou′əl, boul) n. 1. a. often bowels The intestine. b. A part or division of the intestine: the large bowel. 2. bowels The interior of something: in the bowels of the ship. 3. bowels Archaic The seat of pity or the gentler emotions. [Middle English, from Old French boel, from Latin botellus, small intestine, diminutive of botulus, sausage ...…