How Long Is Your Long Intestine?

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The small intestine in adults is a long and narrow tube about 7 meters (23 feet) long. The large intestine is so called because it is wide in diameter. However, it is shorter than the small intestine - only about 1.5 meters (5 feet) long.
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The small intestines in humans over 5 years old is roughly 20 to 25 feet long and is normally about 1 1/2 inches to 2 inches around. Most of the digestion process occurs here.
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The small intestine is responsible for absorbing most of the nutrients found within your food. By the time ingested food reaches the small intestine, it has been mechanically broken
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n. The narrow, winding, upper part of the intestine where digestion is completed and nutrients are absorbed by the blood. It extends from the pylorus to the cecum and consists of
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