intestine

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[L. intestinum]
The portion of the alimentary canal that extends from the pylorus of the stomach to the anus. It includes the duodenum, jejunum, ileum (small intestine), and colon (large intestine) and is responsible for the completion of digestion and the absorption of nutrients and water.
SYN: SEE: bowel; SEE: gut (1)
SEE: abdomen

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[L. intestinum]
The portion of the alimentary canal that extends from the pylorus of the stomach to the anus. It includes the duodenum, jejunum, ileum (small intestine), and colon (large intestine) and is responsible for the completion of digestion and the absorption of nutrients and water.
SYN: SEE: bowel; SEE: gut (1)
SEE: abdomen

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