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Stomach

Stomach Meaning & Definition
Stomach Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Stomach?

[n] an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
[n] the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
[n] an appetite for food; "exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"
[v] put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"
[v] bear to eat; "He cannot stomach raw fish"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Stomach: abdomen | abide | bear | belly | breadbasket | brook | endure | put up | stand | suffer | support | tolerate | tum | tummy | venter

Related Terms | Find terms related to Stomach:

See Also | abdominal aorta | abdominal cavity | abdominal wall | abomasum | accept | alimentary canal | alimentary tract | allow | appetence | appetency | appetite | arteria colica | arteria gastrica | bear up | bellybutton | body | body part | bowel | colic artery | countenance | craw | crop | digest | digestive tract | digestive tube | epigastric fossa | first stomach | fourth stomach | gastric artery | gastric vein | gastroepiploic vein | gastrointestinal tract | gastroomental vein | GI tract | gut | hold still for | hypochondrium | internal organ | intestine | let | live with | navel | omasum | omphalos | omphalus | pay | permit | pit of the stomach | psalterium | reticulum | rumen | second stomach | sit out | stand for | submit | swallow | take | take a joke | take lying down | third stomach | torso | trunk | umbilicus | underbelly | underbody | undergo | vena gastrica | vena gastroomentalis | viscus

Stomach In Webster's Dictionary

\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 which food is digested; any cavity in which digestion takes place in an animal; a digestive cavity. See {Digestion}, and {Gastric juice}, under {Gastric}. 2. The desire for food caused by hunger; appetite; as, a good stomach for roast beef. --Shak. 3. Hence appetite in general; inclination; desire. He which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart. --Shak. 4. Violence of temper; anger; sullenness; resentment; willful obstinacy; stubbornness. [Obs.] Stern was his look, and full of stomach vain. --Spenser. This sort of crying proceeding from pride, obstinacy, and stomach, the will, where the fault lies, must be bent. --Locke. 5. Pride; haughtiness; arrogance. [Obs.] He was a man Of an unbounded stomach. --Shak. {Stomach pump} (Med.), a small pump or syringe with a flexible tube, for drawing liquids from the stomach, or for injecting them into it. {Stomach tube} (Med.), a long flexible tube for introduction into the stomach. {Stomach worm} (Zo["o]l.), the common roundworm ({Ascaris lumbricoides}) found in the human intestine, and rarely in the 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. The lion began to show his teeth, and to stomach the affront. --L'Estrange. The Parliament sit in that body . . . to be his counselors and dictators, though he stomach it. --Milton. 2. To bear without repugnance; to brook. [Colloq.]
\Stom"ach\, v. i. To be angry. [Obs.] --Hooker.

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