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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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Lungs sounds were clear to auscultation, abdominal pain was reported as a 2 on the I-10 numeric pain scale, and bowel sounds normoactive in all four quadrants.
Abdominal examination revealed a mildly distended abdomen, with pain all over but mostly in the epigastric and umbilical areas (there was some pain at the surgical site), no rigidity, no rebound tenderness and sluggish bowel sounds.
All women were followed up regularly until discharge from hospital, and recorded the times to the first bowel sounds of normal intestinal sounds, the time to the first passage of flatus, the time to the first feeling of hunger, and the time to the first defecation.
The findings suggest that adding auditory skills training through the use of music may also increase students' ability to hear and interpret heart, lung, and bowel sounds.
The most common signs were abdominal tenderness and distention, while the other findings were abnormal bowel sounds (hypokinetic/akinetic or hyperkinetic), empty rectal vault, muscular defense, rebound tenderness, and rectal melanotic stool in the two groups.
Apps such as the iStethoscope, which can listen to your heart, lungs and bowel sounds, record them and send to your GP, are already available,' he said.
She had lower abdominal tenderness with bowel sounds present and a small perineal haematoma.
Since the patient presented with peritonitis, as evidenced by rebound tenderness and sluggish bowel sounds, the patient was scheduled for emergency laparotomy.
These mannequins produce lung, heart, and bowel sounds.
Patients were asked to complete a questionnaire that assessed five symptoms common among lactose malabsorbers: diarrhea, abdominal cramping, vomiting, audible bowel sounds, and flatulence.
Rule out masses and any signs of acute abdomen, including rigidity and tympanic bowel sounds, she said.
Ferstenberg noted positive bowel sounds and passing of stool.