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Small intestine

Introduction: Small intestine

Description of Small intestine

Small intestine: The part of the digestive tract that is located between the stomach and the large intestine.
Source: National Institute of Health

Small intestine: the longest part of the alimentary canal; where digestion is completed.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Small intestine: proximal part of the intestine, extending from the pylorus to the cecum; about twenty feet long in humans.
Source: CRISP

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Small intestine as an Organ

Small intestine (organ): The small intestine is a hollow organ located in the abdomen and is a...more »

Small intestine (organ): The small intestine receives food after the stomach, extracts various nutrients, and then passes the food to the large intestine.

Small intestine (organ): See Small intestine (organ information).

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Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Small intestine

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Small intestine can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Small intestine

The following list attempts to classify Small intestine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • bowel,gut,intestine
  • internal organ,viscus
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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