intestinal angina n.
See abdominal angina.
- Intestinal artery
intestinal artery n. See jejunal artery.
- Intestinal atresia
intestinal atresia n. Congenital absence or closure of the lumen of the small intestine involving the ileum, jejunum, or duodenum.
noun 1. the surgical circumvention, by anastomosis, of a diseased portion of the intestine; also sometimes used to reduce nutrient absorption in morbidly obese patients.
- Intestinal digestion
intestinal digestion n. The part of digestion carried on in the intestine, affecting all foodstuffs, including starches, fats, and proteins.