As digesting food passes through the small intestine, it mixes with chemicals from the liver, and nutrients are absorbed.
The surgery removes the right side of the pancreas, the gallbladder, and parts of the stomach, bile duct, and small intestine.
The film reaches its climax when Temple is felled by giardia, a parasite that infects the small intestine.
An X-ray is then performed to make certain the tube is placed correctly into the stomach or small intestine and not into the lung.
The small intestine of this animal is of considerable length and of uniform caliber from the pylorus to the ileo-colic junction.
The food passes now into a long coiled pipe—the small intestine.
As in the last two genera the large intestine is about one half of the length of the small intestine.
In the Cassowary the length of the large to the small intestine is 1:6.
The duct through which the bile passes to the small intestine.
Finally there is the abomasum, out of which proceeds the small intestine.
small intestine n.
The narrow, winding, upper part of the intestine where digestion is completed and nutrients are absorbed by the blood. It extends from the pylorus to the cecum and consists of the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum.
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The long, narrow, coiled section of the intestine that extends from the stomach to the beginning of the large intestine. Nutrients from food are absorbed into the bloodstream from the small intestine. In mammals, it is made up of the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.