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bowel:

see intestineintestine,
muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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bowel

[bau̇l]
(anatomy)
The intestine.

bowel

1. an intestine, esp the large intestine in man
2. innards; entrails
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Bowel screening saves lives by helping to find bowel cancer at an early stage, when it can often be successfully treated, David Clark said.
From June, health boards will need to follow NICE guidelines to test all bowel cancer patients for Lynch syndrome.
Becky Williams, from Bangor, lost her husband at the age of just 46 years old, three years after he was diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer.
And with around 42,000 men and women diagnosed every year - which includes younger people, although the disease mostly affects people aged 50-plus - bowel cancer is everyone's business.
Two colorectal surgeons - Mr Colin Elton and Mr Daren Francis - who both work at The Wellington Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK - have highlighted seven key warning signs of bowel cancer that everybody should be aware of.
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Screen For Life, Qatar's National Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening programme, led by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), in line with the global 'Movember' awareness month, which highlights men's health issues, reminds people on the importance of timely screening for bowel cancer.
Supine image (Figure 1) shows central dilated loops of bowel with decompressed small bowel and distal colon.