Unformatted text preview: nutrients from food are absorbed. Bile from the gallbladder and liver aid in the digestion of fat while the pancreas aids in the digestion process with enzymes and bicarbonate secretions. The materials that are not absorbed in the small intestine move to the large intestine where the colon and the rectum are located. The colon then absorbs some of the water, vitamins, and minerals for the body. The materials that are not absorbed by the large intestine are then moved out of the body through the anus....
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