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What is work of big intestine and small intestine???????

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Asked by raj kumar, 16 Feb '13 05:00 pm
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Small Intestine: By the time food reaches your small intestine, it has already been broken up and mashed into liquid by your stomach. Each day, your small intestine receives between one and three gallons (or six to twelve liters) of this liquid. The small intestine carries out most of the digestive process, absorbing almost all of the nutrients you get from foods into your bloodstream. The walls of the small intestine make digestive juices, or enzymes, that work together with enzymes from the liver and pancreas to do this

Large Intestine: Its job is to absorb water and salts from the material that has not been digested as food, and get rid of any waste products left over. By the time food mixed with digestive juices reaches your large intestine, most digestion and absorption has already taken place. What's left is mainly fiber (plant matter which takes a long time to digest), dead cells shed from the lining of your intestines, salt, bile pigments (which give this digested matter its ...more
Answered by Psycho, 16 Feb '13 05:05 pm

 
  
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Just like small brother and big brother
Answered by Jazz, 16 Feb '13 05:04 pm

 
  
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Absorption and excretion of foodstuff respectively...!
Answered by Dil Se, 16 Feb '13 07:03 pm

 
  
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Small intestine helps in absorbing the food nutrients where as large intestine helps in excretion of metabolic wastes.
Answered by tanuja, 16 Feb '13 05:46 pm

 
  
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Pl follow the Nirbhaya case to know more
Answered by RANGBARSE, 16 Feb '13 05:04 pm

 
  
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