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Unformatted text preview: intestine. Once the food gets into the small intestine the liver and gallbladder is what helps the digestion and absorption of fat. The food not absorbed in the small intestine is what enters the large intestine through a sphincter. That makes sure that the food doesn’t come back into the small intestine once it’s in the large intestine. This process will take about three to five hours. The food not absorbed in the small intestine has now entered the large intestine. The large intestine includes the colon and the rectum. The food not absorbed in the colon is then pulled from the body as waste in the feces. Then within 24 hours the feces is exiting the body from the anus. This is the way the food enters the body and travels to exit the body....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course SCI/241 12121212 taught by Professor Sci241 during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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