Part of speech:

Pertaining to the intestines.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "intestinal":

  1. " Chronic intestinal indigestion with food decomposition and auto- intoxication, augmented by nicotine," the doctor said. - "Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness", Robert S. Carroll.
  2. " But that," Mr. Thompson added immediately, ill- concealing by his gaze the glowing intestinal congratulations going on within him, " that is, I think you would say, Sir Austin- if I could but prevail upon you- a tolerably good character wine!" - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. When brought under the iron rule of the Empire they were forced to desist from the intestinal wars in which it had been their habit to indulge, and adopting the language, laws and manners of their conquerors, they devoted themselves to industrial pursuits, and increased remarkably both in wealth and numbers. - "Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom", Trumbull White.