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  1. Small & Large Intestine From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
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  2. The small intestine is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for absorption of nutrients from food into the bloodstream. ...
  3. The large intestine is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for absorption of water from the indigestible residue of ...
  4. A sample of small intestine is obtained by the use of a flexible scope that is passed through the digestive tract to the small intestine. ...
  5. The large intestine (or colon, or large bowel) is the last structure to process food, taking the undigestible matter from the small intestine, absorbing water from it and leaving the waste ...
  6. In all cases of intestinal obstruction, the intestine involved is carefully examined. If any parts of the intestine look unhealthy from lack of blood flow during the period of obstruction, they ...
  7. One of the important jobs of the large intestine is to absorb the remaining water from the food residue passing through the intestines. The residue that is left remains in a ...
  8. ... and throat, through the stomach into the small intestine. When in place, contrast dye is introduced and ... means of demonstrating whether or not the small intestine is normal when abnormality is suspected.
  9. The large intestine (colon) absorbs most of the fluid from foods.
  10. The blood supply to the large intestine originates in the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries.
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