an organ of digestion,triangular organ located between the stomach and the first part of the small intestine. produces digestive enzymes that help break down carbohydrates, proteins, fats.
tiny finger shaped structures in the inner surface of the small intestine. increase surface area of small intestine, more surface area more nutrients can be absorbed.
last section of the digestive system where water and undigested food that is left from small intestine go
short tube where the large intestine ends. where waste material is compressed into solid form
Function of small intestine
helps absorption of small nutrient molecules.
where chemical digestion and the absorption of nutrients take place