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gut

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noun \ˈgət\

Medical Definition of gut

  1. 1a:  digestive tract; also :  part of the digestive tract and especially the intestine or stomach <the mix of bacteria making up the flora of the gut—W. E. Leary>b:  abdomen 1a, belly—usually used in plural; not often in formal use <his huge gut hung far below his belt—L. M. Uris>

  2. 2:  catgut




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gut

transitive verb

Medical Definition of gut

gutted; gutting

  1. :  to take out the bowels of :  eviscerate





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