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gut

 [gut]
2. the primordial digestive tube, consisting of the foregut, midgut, and hindgut.
chromic gut (chromicized gut) surgical gut treated with a chromic salt to increase its resistance to absorption in tissues.
surgical gut an absorbable sterile strand prepared from collagen derived from healthy mammals, used for absorbable sutures. It was originally prepared from the submucous layer of the intestines of sheep. Called also catgut.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gut

(gŭt),
1.
See also: suture. Synonym(s): intestine
2. Embryonic digestive tube.
See also: suture.
3. Abbreviated term for catgut.
See also: suture.
[A.S.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gut

(gŭt)
n.
a. The digestive tract or a portion thereof, especially the intestine or stomach.
b. The embryonic digestive tube, consisting of the foregut, the midgut, and the hindgut.
c. guts The bowels or entrails; viscera.
tr.v. gutted, gutting, guts
To remove the intestines or entrails of; eviscerate.

gut′ty adj.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

gut

(gŭt)
1. Synonym(s): intestine.
2. Embryonic digestive tube.
3. Abbreviated term for catgut.
See also: suture
[A.S.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

gut

The intestine. The term is neither slang nor popular. A major gastro-enterology journal is called Gut . The term is also sometimes used as an abbreviation for CATGUT.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

gut

see ALIMENTARY CANAL.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The narrator will later explain that Estonne the bear has retained at least parts of his reasoning faculty: "la beste plus de sens avoit que ce que elle fust beste naturelle" ("the beast had more sense than if it had been a natural beast"; II, 1: 325).
Die beste verhale in die bundel verdien boonop beslis 'n plek in die volgende uitgawe van die kanonieke Die Afrikaanse kortver-haalboek
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Intussen het ek kontak met Veronica verloor, en ek weet nie of sy en haar ma nog steeds mekaar se beste vriendinne is nie.
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Bach: "Ah rammenta, o bella Irene." Donizetti: "L'Addio." Mendelssohn: "Herbstlied," "Das Ahrenfeld." Cornelius: "Liebesprobe," "Der beste Liebesbrief," "Ein Wort der Liebe." Chausson: "La nuit." Saint-Saens: "Pastorale." Massenet: "Oh!
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British writer Robin Beste said: "Rupert Murdoch's newspapers and TV channels have supported all the US-UK wars over the past 30 years, from Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands war in 1982, through George Bush Senior and the first Gulf War in 1990-91, Bill Clinton's war in Yugoslavia in 1999 and his undeclared war on Iraq in 1998, George W Bush's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, with Tony Blair on his coattails, and up to the present, with Barack Obama continuing the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and now adding Libya to his tally of seven wars."
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Like the other characters, the reader is left with the task of lending a tongue to the voiceless body, of speaking for the beste mue ("dumb animal") (2) who cannot articulate his own identity as that other, exceptional beast, the animal rationale, until others find in his apparently feral flesh a surprisingly domesticable text governed and constituted by language's socializing law.
Beste of the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Seattle, and her coauthors.