Pronunciation: (in-TES-tin)

The long, tube-shaped organ in the abdomen that completes the process of digestion. The intestine has two parts, the small intestine and the large intestine. Also called bowel.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2006-04-12Small Intestine Cancer Colorectal CancerCáncer de intestino delgadoCáncer de colon y recto