the small intestine is the primary site for the digestion and absorption of food. the large intestine mainly functions to absorb excess water and electrolytes from undigested food particles. --thoughtfulobserver
The large intestine is responsible for the final stage of food digestion. It absorbs water from any left over food in the body that is not absorbed into the body and remove what is left or "waste" from the body.
The excretory function of the large intestine is to get rid of feces.
i know but i think you can live with out a large intestine
It extract the remaining water from the digested food by small intestine
The large intestine reabsorbs liquids from the digested food and carries the feces to the anus.
It moves the food to the end of the of the digestive system. It shapes the food to the right size so it can pass through into the toilet.
The large intestine withdraws water from digested food and compresses and stores the waste left over from digestion.
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The kidneys and the large intestine. The kidneys remove excess water from the bloodstream, but the large intestine removes water from food while digesting. :)
No digestion occurs in the large intestine; digestion is finished in the small intestine. In the large intestine absorption takes place, then the waste materials are egested.
The large intestine is attached to the posterior to the small intestine and as you maybe already know the small intestine is where food wastes go and bile is secreted into. The large intestine reabsorbs water from the ingested food particles before they enter the rectum and colon for excretion.
Colon and Large Intestine =)
The large intestine has that name because its diameter is larger than that of the small intestine. The small intestine is actually longer than the large intestine.
The diameter of the large intestine is greater than that of the small intestine.
small intestine, and water absorption occurs in the colon/large intestine
The large intestine
What is located in the large intestine?
Is the large intestine A GLAND?
Most synthesized by bacteria in the Large Intestine
The small intestine is considerably longer than the large intestine, but the large intestine is wider in diameter, from which it derives its name. Yes. It is smaller in diameter than the large intestine but much longer. The small intestine is longer than the large intestine but it is called small intestine because its diameter is smaller than that of the large intestine.
Yes, an earthworm has a large intestine and a small intestine.
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Length of the large intestine is only 50 inches. The length of the small intestine is about 20 feet. Still the former is called as large intestine. It is because the diameter of the intestine is very large as compared to small intestine.