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The Small Intestines

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Small Intestines
extends from the pyloric sphincter to the first part of the large intestines, this is where the food is absorbed into the blood stream and is coiled up about 20 feet long.
Duodenum
first section of the small intestine, extends from the pylorus to the jejunum.
Jejunum
middle portion of the small intestine, extends from the duodenum to the ileum.
ileum
last portion of the small intestine, extends from the jejunum to the cecum of the large intestine.
Ileocecal Sphincter
controls the flow from the ileum of the small intestine into the cecum of the large intestine.