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.
[in-ter-vuh-lom-i-ter] /ˌɪn tər vəˈlɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an automatic device for operating the shutter of a camera at regular , as in making aerial photographs. /ˌɪntəvəˈlɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an automatic device used to trigger an operation at regular intervals, esp such a device operating the shutter of a camera