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small intestine

n. small intestine

Definition of small intestine in English

Part of the digestive tract which extends from the gastric outlet to the beginning of the large intestine, whose main function is the digestion and absorption of nutrients from the diet.

Synonyms of small intestine in English

small bowel

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(N) Digestive System Parts I

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