also known as the bowels, or the long, tube-like organ in the human body that completes digestion or the breaking down of food. They consist of the small intestine and the large intestine.
The entire digestive tract after the stomach (The stomach is joined to the intestines by a valve called the pyloric sphincter. The Small Intestine is made up of the duodenum, jejunum, and the ileum, and the intestines become the Large Intestines, made up of the cecum, colon [The colon has 3 parts, the ascending colon, the transverse colon, and the descending colon.] , and rectum
Long tubes along which food passes between the stomach and the anus
A section of tubes, including both the small and large intestine, extending from the end of the stomach to the anus.
The portion of the digestive track extending from the stomach to the anus, consisting of upper and lower segments. The intestines can be donated and transplanted.
Two digestive organs in the abdomen; the small intestines remove nutrients from the food to be used for energy, and the large intestines absorb water from the digested food, and make stool. The small intestine may be transplanted. Jump to Top
The tubelike part of the digestive system between the stomach or crop and the cloaca or anus.
The portion of the alimentary canal that extends from the pylorus of the stomach to the anus and including the small and large intestines.
The major part of the digestive system forming a long tube, divided into two main sections: the small and the large - extending to the anus.
tubes through which food passes after it is broken down in the stomach; part of the intestines also remove solid wastes from the body
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A part of the digestive system where food continues to be broken down and nutrients are exchanged into the bloodstream.
The part of the gastrointestinal tract through which food passes after passing through the stomach. The intestines finish the process of digestion and carry out nutrient absorption.