Alvine



of or relating to the belly; intestinal.
Historical Examples

The unpleasant smell of the alvine evacuations is assuredly a large element in the disgust these inspire.
The Sexual Life of the Child Albert Moll

The carriers of the typhoid poison are the alvine and possibly the cutaneous and other excretions.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

It is impossible to fix any definite rule as a standard of health for the number and quantity of alvine evacuations.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

The first alvine discharges after we received food, were, as Hearne remarks on a similar occasion, attended with excessive pain.
Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 2 John Franklin

In stricture defecation is difficult and painful; in contraction the alvine discharges are painless.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

The condition of the voluntary abdominal muscles is likewise a factor in the alvine process.
The Electric Bath George M. Schweig

As a deodoriser, when the alvine evacuations are unusually fetid.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

To be used in alvine fluxes, to allay the irritation which occasions constant tenesmus.
Mrs. Hale’s Receipts for the Million Sarah Josepha Hale

Common diarrhœa—purging, or scours—manifests itself simply by the copiousness and fluidity of the alvine evacuations.
Sheep, Swine, and Poultry Robert Jennings

There had been an alvine evacuation during the time in which he lay in the blankets.
Scientific American Supplement No. 819 Various

adjective
(obsolete) of or relating to the intestines or belly

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