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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·tes·tine, n.; pl. Intestines
 1. Anat. That part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.
 2. pl. The bowels; entrails; viscera.
 Large intestine Human Anat. & Med., the lower portion of the bowel, terminating at the anus. It is adapted for the retention of fecal matter, being shorter, broader, and less convoluted than the small intestine; it consists of three parts, the cæcum, colon, and rectum.
 Small intestine Human Anat. & Med., the upper portion of the bowel, in which the process of digestion is practically completed. It is narrow and contorted, and consists of three parts, the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.