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intestine:
The part of the digestive system between the stomach and the anus that digests and absorbs food and water.
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intestine:
contraction of L. quod intus est = that which is inside; L. intestina = the guts, entrails (Celsus, c. 10 AD).
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intestine:
The alimentary canal beyond and below the stomach. It is divided into two main parts, the small and large intestine.
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intestine:
The gut swings to the left as the stomach, which in the region of the liver, becomes small intestine. The intestine has been reached when bile and pancreatic ducts become obvious.
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intestine:
General term often used to describe both the small and large intestine.
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large intestine:
The lower part of the intestinal tract, usually made up of the colon, cecum, and rectum. Bacteria that live harmlessly in the large intestine help to digest complex carbohydrates.
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large intestine:
A muscular tube that extends from the end of the small intestine (ileum) to the anus. It's responsible for extracting water and electrolytes such as sodium from undigested food particles and storing these waste products until they're eliminated through bowel movements.
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small intestine:
A long, muscular tube that breaks food into smaller components that can be absorbed through its lining into the bloodstream. Most of the digestion and absorption process takes place in the small intestine.
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large intestine:
gastrointestinal tract between the end of the ileum (cecum) and anus. The large intestine can be further subdivided into parts: cecum, colon (ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid), and rectum. Functions in the resorption of water, vitamin K metabolism, and the formation of faeces. (More? GIT Notes)
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small intestine:
gastrointestinal tract between stomach and large intestine, functions include digestion and absorption of nutrients. The small intestine is then subdivided into 3 regions: duodenum, jejunum and ileum. (More? GIT Notes)
Link: embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/Notes/Index/S.htm
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