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Synonyms for bowel

the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

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And yet how could there be running water in the bowels of the earth?
As for the subterranean river in the bowels of the mountain, Heaven only knows what it is, or whence it flows, or whither it goes.
I believe that you will see the wisdom of permitting me to pass unmolested," I said, "for it would avail you nothing to die uselessly in the rocky bowels of Barsoom merely to protect a hereditary enemy, such as Thurid, Dator of the First Born.
That two lives will be snuffed out is nothing to the world calamity that entombs in the bowels of the earth the discoveries that I have made and proved in the successful construction of the thing that is now carrying us farther and farther toward the eternal central fires.
The very fact, as Perry took pains to explain, of the blasting of several very exact and learned scientific hypotheses made it apparent that we could not know what lay before us within the bowels of the earth, and so we might continue to hope for the best, at least until we were dead--when hope would no longer be essential to our happiness.
A NEW awareness campaign highlighting bowel cancer screening is being launched in Newcastle by Cancer Research UK.
Lisa Millett, Cancer Research UK spokesperson for the North East, said: "This is the first time we have run an awareness campaign in Newcastle to highlight the role of bowel cancer screening in helping to save lives.
BOWEL cancer is the second most deadly cancer in Scotland - behind lung cancer - and Scotland has the highest incidence of bowel cancer in the UK.
LOVED actress Lynda Bellingham Lhas revealed she will be stopping treatment for her terminal bowel cancer in November - leaving her with just weeks to live - and the country is united with a mix of admiration and grief.
WASHINGTON -- Bowel preparation for vaginal reconstructive surgery does not affect postoperative bowel function and bowel symptoms one way or the other, according to a secondary analysis of a single-blind randomized trial examining various effects of mechanical bowel preparation.
Scientists have invented an X-ray device that can be swallowed as a pill to make scanning the bowel easier.
Globally, the number of children and adolescents afflicted by inflammatory bowel disease has been increasing in recent years.
But one cancer that's not widely talked about is bowel cancer, the second biggest cancer killer in the UK.
WHEN Rachel Bown was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer - the worst stage - at the age of 45, the chirpy single mum was eager to find a way to make sense of the ensuing chaos and distract herself, and so began writing lists.