Font Size
A
A
A

Definition of Large bowel

Large bowel: Another name for the large intestine.

The word "bowel" originated from the Latin "botulus" meaning "sausage."

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=19647
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z

Search Medical Dictionary






Medical Dictionary