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phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms Acanthocephala , phylum Acanthocephala
any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines acanthocephalan , spiny-headed worm
inflammation of the intestines caused by Endamoeba histolytica; usually acquired by ingesting food or water contaminated with feces; characterized by severe diarrhea amebic dysentery , amoebic dysentery
one of two branches of the aorta that pass between the two layers of the mesentery to the intestines arteria mesenterica , mesenteric artery
large roundworms parasitic in intestines of vertebrates Ascaridae , family Ascaridae
stomach and intestines, rumbling sound coming from borborygmus , gurgulation
United States physician who specialized in diseases of the intestines; he was the first to describe regional ileitis which is now known as Crohn's disease (1884-1983) Burrill Bernard Crohn , Crohn
parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina Candida albicans , Monilia albicans
strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery catgut , gut
part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines caul , gastrocolic omentum , greater omentum
ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates cestode , tapeworm
most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; there is no cure CF , cystic fibrosis , fibrocystic disease of the pancreas , mucoviscidosis , pancreatic fibrosis
flagellates parasitic in intestines of vertebrates including humans Chilomastix , genus Chilomastix
small intestines of hogs prepared as food chitlings , chitlins , chitterlings
pigs as food, small intestines of chitlings , chitlins , chitterlings
intestines of pigs as food chitterlings
microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion; in the bloodstream they release their fatty acids into the blood chylomicron
infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea dysentery
rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals enteric bacteria , enterics , enterobacteria , entric
aspirin that is treated to pass through the stomach unaltered and to dissolve in the intestines enteric-coated aspirin
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