Intestinal canal. Same as Intestine, n.Intestinal worm(Zoöl.), any species of helminth living in the intestinal canal of any animal. The species are numerous.

(In*tes"tine) a. [L. intestinus, fr. intus on the inside, within, fr. in in: cf. F. intestine. See In.]

1. Internal; inward; — opposed to external.

Epilepsies, fierce catarrhs,
Intestine stone and ulcers.

2. Internal with regard to a state or country; domestic; not foreign; — applied usually to that which is evil; as, intestine disorders, calamities, etc.

Hoping here to end
Intestine war in heaven, the arch foe subdued.

An intestine struggle . . . between authority and liberty.

3. Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.

Everything labors under an intestine necessity.

4. Shut up; inclosed. [R.] Cowper.

(In*tes"tine), n.; pl. Intestines [L. intestinum: cf. F. intestin. See Intestine, a.]

1. (Anat.) That part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.

2. pl. The bowels; entrails; viscera.

Large intestine(Human Anat. & Med.), the lower portion of the bowel, terminating at the anus. It is adapted for the retention of fecal matter, being shorter, broader, and less convoluted than the small intestine; it consists of three parts, the cæcum, colon, and rectum.Small intestine(Human Anat. &

(In`ter*wove" In`ter*wov"en) imp. & p. p. of Interweave.

(In`ter*wreathe") v. t. To weave into a wreath; to intertwine. [R.] Lovelace.

(In*tes"ta*ble) a. [L. intestabilis: cf. F. intestable. See In- not, and Testable.] (Law) Not capable of making a will; not legally qualified or competent to make a testament. Blackstone.

(In*tes"ta*cy) n. [From Intestate.] The state of being intestate, or of dying without having made a valid will. Blackstone.

(In*tes"tate) a. [L. intestatus; pref. in- not + testatus, p. p. of testari to make a will: cf. F. intestat. See Testament.]

1. Without having made a valid will; without a will; as, to die intestate. Blackstone.

Airy succeeders of intestate joys.

2. Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will; as, an intestate estate.

(In*tes"tate), n. (Law) A person who dies without making a valid will. Blackstone.

(In*tes"ti*nal) a. [Cf. F. intestinal.] Of or pertaining to the intestines of an animal; as, the intestinal tube; intestinal digestion; intestinal ferments.

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