stomach

  • 1 Stomach — Stom ach, n. [OE. stomak, F. estomac, L. stomachus, fr. Gr. sto machos stomach, throat, gullet, fr. sto ma a mouth, any outlet or entrance.] 1. (Anat.) An enlargement, or series of enlargements, in the anterior part of the alimentary canal, in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 stomach — c.1300, internal pouch into which food is digested, from O.Fr. estomac, from L. stomachus stomach, throat, also pride, inclination, indignation (which were thought to have their origin in that organ), from Gk. stomachos throat, gullet, esophagus …

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  • 3 stomach — ► NOUN 1) the internal organ in which the first part of digestion occurs. 2) the abdominal area of the body; the belly. 3) an appetite or desire for something: they had no stomach for a fight. ► VERB 1) consume (food or drink) without feeling or… …

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  • 4 Stomach — Stom ach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stomached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stomaching}.] [Cf. L. stomachari, v.t. & i., to be angry or vexed at a thing.] 1. To resent; to remember with anger; to dislike. Shak. [1913 Webster] The lion began to show his teeth,… …

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  • 5 stomach — [n1] digestive organ of animate being; exterior abdomen, abdominal region, belly, below the belt*, breadbasket*, gut, inside, insides, maw*, paunch, pot*, potbelly*, solar plexus, spare tire*, tummy*; concepts 393,420 stomach [n2] appetite… …

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  • 6 Stomach (Fu) — Stomach, a concept from traditional Chinese medicine as distinct from the Western medical concept of stomach, is more a way of describing a set of interrelated parts than an anatomical organ.ee also*Zang Fu theory …

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  • 7 stomach — [stum′ək, stum′ik] n. [ME stomak < OFr estomac < L stomachus, gullet, esophagus, stomach < Gr stomachos, throat, gullet < stoma, mouth: see STOMA] 1. a) the large, saclike organ of vertebrates into which food passes from the esophagus …

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  • 8 Stomach — Stom ach, v. i. To be angry. [Obs.] Hooker. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 stomach — index endure (suffer), tolerate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 stomach us — index resentment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 stomach — *abdomen, belly, paunch, gut …

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  • 12 stomach — noun 1 part of the body where food is digested ADJECTIVE ▪ empty, full ▪ You shouldn t drink wine on an empty stomach (= without eating food). ▪ dodgy (BrE, informal), queasy, upset …

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  • 13 Stomach — Infobox Anatomy Name = Stomach Latin = Ventriculus Greek = Gaster GraySubject = 247 GrayPage = 1161 Caption = The location of the stomach in the body. Caption2=Diagram from [http://training.seer.cancer.gov/ss module07 ugi/unit02 sec02… …

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  • 14 stomach — /stum euhk/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. a. a saclike enlargement of the alimentary canal, as in humans and certain animals, forming an organ for storing, diluting, and digesting food. b. such an organ or an analogous portion of the alimentary canal when… …

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  • 15 stomach — [[t]stʌ̱mək[/t]] ♦♦♦ stomachs, stomaching, stomached 1) N COUNT Your stomach is the organ inside your body where food is digested before it moves into the intestines. He had an upset stomach... My stomach is completely full. Syn: tummy 2) N COUNT …

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  • 16 stomach — I UK [ˈstʌmək] / US noun [countable] Word forms stomach : singular stomach plural stomachs ** the soft part at the front of your body between your chest and your legs A horse had kicked her in the stomach. My stomach is getting fat. a) the organ… …

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  • 17 stomach — stom|ach1 [ stʌmək ] noun count ** the soft part at the front of your body between your chest and your legs: A horse had kicked her in the stomach. My stomach is getting fat. a. the organ inside this part of your body where food goes when you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 stomach — (Order Cumacea): Expanded section of digestive tract between esophagus and midgut. Characterized by various lateral folds, channels, and ridges and may be differentiated in anterior cardiac and posterior pyloric regions. One to four pairs of… …

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  • 19 stomach — stom|ach1 W3S3 [ˈstʌmək] n ↑artery, ↑brain, ↑fatty, ↑tissue, ↑heart, ↑kidney, ↑intestine, ↑intestine2, ↑small, ↑large, ↑liver, ↑ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 stomach — n. & v. n. 1 a the internal organ in which the first part of digestion occurs, being in man a pear shaped enlargement of the alimentary canal linking the oesophagus to the small intestine. b any of several such organs in animals, esp. ruminants,… …

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