bowel

Pronunciation: (BOW-ul)

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

Definition from: Cancer.gov

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