large intestinelarge intestine
the relatively large section of the intestines of vertebrates, between the small intestine and the anus, including the cecum, colon, and rectum
The portion of the intestine that extends from the ileum to the anus, forming an arch around the convolutions of the small intestine and including the cecum, colon, rectum, and anal canal. Also called large bowel.
(plural large intestines)
- attributive form of large intestine
- large-intestine contents