Meaning of 肠

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(Trad.: 腸)
Pinyin: cháng
English Definition: intestines
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ yáng ] bright, glorious; to expand, to open up
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Example Words
心肠 xīn cháng heart; intention; one's inclination; state of mind; to have the heart for sth; mood
肠胃 cháng wèi stomach and intestine; digestive system
香肠 xiāng cháng sausage; Classifiers:
肠道 cháng dào intestines; gut
小肠 xiǎo cháng small intestine
More: 肠* | *肠 | *肠*
Example Sentences
It neatly disunited my stomach and intestines.
Your surgeon may advise you about means to help your bowel function postoperatively.
Unlike carnivorous animals, your intestines are too long for meat to pass out fast which leads to putrification of meat and accumulation of toxins in the body.
The problem is that healthy gut bacteria are also flushed out, and often salt and water balance is impaired over the short term.
He' ll swallow both of these substances and they' ll collect in his bowel until birth.